WHEN LIGHTNING TICKLED HISTORY: “Let there be fire from Heaven!”

“LET THERE BE FIRE FROM HEAVEN!”

One the greatest moments in cinematic history came when John Charles Carter, born in

No Man’s Land, Illinois, shook a stick at the sky. Then came the Hollywood magic. John Charles Carter became Charlton Heston. The stick became a lightning rod and the parting of the Red Sea was done by filming…