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Upstate seniors re-enact classic movie scenes for calendar

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Seniors from Summit Hills in Spartanburg re-enact a scene from 'The Wizard of Oz.' (Source: Summit Hills) Seniors from Summit Hills in Spartanburg re-enact a scene from 'The Wizard of Oz.' (Source: Summit Hills)
Seniors from Summit Hills in Spartanburg re-enact a scene from 'Star Wars.' (Source: Summit Hills) Seniors from Summit Hills in Spartanburg re-enact a scene from 'Star Wars.' (Source: Summit Hills)
Some of the residents who appeared in the calendar photos. (July 21, 2014/FOX Carolina) Some of the residents who appeared in the calendar photos. (July 21, 2014/FOX Carolina)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Seniors at a Spartanburg retirement community are discovering newfound fame as a calendar in which they appeared made the rounds on social media.

Photos in the calendar feature the seniors re-enacting scenes from classic films, including 'Singing in the Rain,' 'The Wizard of Oz,' 'E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,' among others.

"They just told me to look mean, and I can do that," said Peggy Pond Smith, who was painted green to look like the Wicked Witch of the West. "I have three children that can attest to it," she said, laughing.

Her friends from Summit Hills Senior Living Center appeared in the calendar as Leia and Han Solo, though they had never seen the film.

The photos, which also feature seniors from Cascades Verdae in Greenville, appeared in a Buzzfeed article praising the seniors for their creativity.

The calendar is part of a contest where you can vote for your favorite photo. Voters can also purchase the calendars by visiting the website here.

Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association or the charity of each participating senior living center's choice.

"I'm going to buy about 10 of them and I'm going to send them to all my children, grandchildren and my great-grandchildren so they can say 'Look! My grandma was the Wicked Witch of the West!'" said Smith.

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