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'Baggage Claim' director David E. Talbert cherishes Baltimore roots
'Baggage Claim' director David E. Talbert cherishes Baltimore roots

"Baggage Claim" may be director David E. Talbert's movie, but the characters and situations, he freely admits — they come from his wife. "Most of my best ideas come from my eavesdropping on my wife's conversations with her girlfriends," the Prince George's County native and Morgan State University grad says with a laugh, talking over the phone from a hotel room in New York. "My wife's girlfriends get mad at me most of the time, because they know they can't say anything around me, they know some version of it is going to show up in my plays or movies." Clearly, Lyn Sisson-Talbert (who gets an executive producer credit on...

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