Vicksburg store has part in No. 1 movie ‘Borat’|[11/8/06]

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 8, 2006

&#8220You’re on ‘Candid Camera’,” is what Larry Walker expected to hear when a man, claiming to be a newscaster from Bella Rosa came in and sabotaged the store he and his wife run on Clay Street.

But, a year and a half later, the Edwards couple, who have run Adolph Rose Antiques for more than four years, are on the big screen in what has become this week’s No. 1 movie, &#8220Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.”

Until last week, when an episode of NBC’s &#8220Today” show previewed clips of the movie, including the 2- to 3-minute segment filmed at the Vicksburg antique store in July 2005, the Walkers didn’t know why a strange man and his film crew had popped in to break some antiques.

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&#8220We knew it had to be some kind of comedy, but we had no idea what it was,” Larry Walker said.

The man, who Walker said, &#8220looked like he had just fallen off a camel and came in asking stupid questions,” was actually Sacha Noam Baron Cohen, an English comedian, known for his controversial comedy characters, including Ali G, Borat and Br