A Spotter s Guide to Film and TV Locations

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1787010899
Format: PDF
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The next in Lonely Planet's Spotter's Guide series reveals more than 100 locations of classic moments from famous films and TV series. How many scenes can you tick off? Films featured range from La Dolce Vita in Rome to Gladiator in Morocco. and TV series' settings include Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik and The Bridge in Scandinavia, all selected by a film critic. Find the locations near you and be the star of your own show! The movies take you places: cinema is a mode of transport. In just 90 minutes, you can be whisked all the way around the globe - perhaps with a dotted red line marking your progress on a map as you go. Some films take you even farther, out of this world and to other galaxies far, far away. And conversely, there are some places that can transport you into the world of a movie. If you want to feel like James Bond, try going to James Bond Island. In a Holly Golightly mood? Have a danish pastry and some coffee outside Tiffany's in Manhattan. Or want to feel like Rocky? Then run up the steps to the Philadelphia Museum and put your hands in the air like a champ when you get to the top. This book is about the real-world places that provided the backdrops and settings for some of our most memorable collective dreams. Some of these locations played themselves and others were dressed up to look like somewhere else. But they all added texture and colour and weight to the visions of our best TV- and film-makers. Who needs CGI when the real world looks as fabulous and varied as this? About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

Movie and Television Locations

Author: Leon Smith
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489227
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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It is often said that the greater Los Angeles area is the largest movie set in the world, and if a person lives there long enough their home or street will probably be featured in a film or television show. The tourism industry in Tinseltown is huge business, with thousands of devoted fans each day flocking to see just where their favorite star’s blockbuster was filmed. This work documents locations used in more than 335 motion pictures and 86 television series filmed in Los Angeles and San Diego. The locations were identified and verified after an extensive review of films, video tapes, site photographs, and personal interviews with film industry personnel. Synopses of the motion pictures and television series cited are included. An index provides instant access to names, places, monuments, landmarks, film studios, film titles and television titles.

Western Filming Locations

Author: Jerry L. Schneider
ISBN: 9780692564417
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Wherever Westerns have been shot, this series of books will detail the history of the sites used, illustrate those sites, and include a filmography of films and television shows which used that site. While this series will not cover all sites, it will contain the vast majority of them. This fifth book covers 59 of the sites utilized in California. North Ranch Update Oak Park Westlake Blvd Rancho Placeritos/Melody Ranch Update Cave of Munit Pierre Domec's First Adobe House, 17085 Rancho St., Encino Fryman Ranch Mckinley School for Boys El Rey Hotel San Fernando Train Depot Mulholland Dam 20th Century Fox Studio Update 1504 N. Commonwealth Ave 4363 Sunset Drive Los Angeles Stock Yard Glendale Train Depot Mount Wilson Crystal Lake Baldwin Hills Oil Field Lovejoy Butte/Lake Los Angeles Piute Butte/Antelope Valley Indian Museum Miscellaneous Antelope Valley Areas El Mirage Dry Lake Lone Pine Canyon Mormon Rocks Quartzite Mountain Area Old Town Victorville and Railroad Depot North Verde Ranch/Kemper Campbell Ranch Upper Narrows Upper Desert Knolls Area N. B. Murray "Overall Wearing" Dude Ranch Highway 18/Joshua Road Area Fairview Mountain/Sycamore Rocks Fairview Valley/Reeves Dry Lake Deadman Hill (Granite Mountain) Deadman Point Rabbit Dry Lake Lucerne Valley Lucerne Dry Lake Cougar Buttes Miscellaneous Victor Valley Areas Whitehorse Ranch Calico Ghost Town Pioneertown Hayden Movie Ranch Stillwell's Resort Joshua Tree Palm Springs/Palm Canyon Mecca Mojave Rosamond Muroc Dry Lake Tropico Mine Taft Harry Quinn Ranch Cuddeback Lake Ridgecrest Saltdale

Film and Television Locations

Author: Doug Gelbert
Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
ISBN: 9780786412938
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides information on more than 1,500 locations used in the filming of movies and television series.

On Location

Author: Lisa Iannucci
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493030868
Format: PDF
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Whether you’re a film fanatic or just want to see a bit of Hollywood in your neighborhood, On Location: A Film and TV Lover’s Travel Guide is the quintessential resource for visiting the locations of your favorite films or television series. In this guidebook, professional travel writer and self-proclaimed film buff Lisa Iannucci takes you across the country with over a hundred profiles about the famous movie and television locations from Star Trek to I Love Lucy. Add this book to your carry-on or toss it into your glove compartment and you’re ready to see some of the iconic settings from the silver screen up close. On Location: A Film and TV Lover's Travel Guide also makes a perfect gift for road trips or film trivia lovers!

Totally Awesome 80s

Author: Matthew Rettenmund
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312144364
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Looks back on the most popular movies, television programs, music, fashion, and advertising of the eighties, and lists common expressions of that decade

Highway Patrol Locations Then and Now

Author: Jerry L Schneider
Publisher: Cp Entertainment Books
ISBN: 9780692279205
Format: PDF, Docs
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From October 3, 1955, through 1959, a total of 4 seasons and 156 episodes aired in syndication. A ZIV Television Production, Highway Patrol, starring Broderick Crawford, was a success and continues to air to this day. The show was filmed as realistically as possible, which included the support of the California Highway Patrol for the first part of the first season. To create as much realism as possible, the show filmed on actual locations throughout Southern California. Most of the shows were filmed in 2 days, a few in 3. One day was spent at the studio filming interiors and/or using the studio "backlot," what there was of it. The other day (or two) were spent out in the field. In the 156 episodes, there were around 600 locations used. This book shows most of those locations, utilizing then images from the show and now shots taken by the author. Many of the locations have not changed or have changed very little. Other sites have changed greatly. This book shows those changes. This book also takes the reader on a time trip back to the late 1950s, to a much simpler time in life.

Stuart A Life Backwards

Author: Alexander Masters
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780440336129
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this extraordinary book, Alexander Masters has created a moving portrait of a troubled man, an unlikely friendship, and a desperate world few ever see. A gripping who-done-it journey back in time, it begins with Masters meeting a drunken Stuart lying on a sidewalk in Cambridge, England, and leads through layers of hell…back through crimes and misdemeanors, prison and homelessness, suicide attempts, violence, drugs, juvenile halls and special schools–to expose the smiling, gregarious thirteen-year-old boy who was Stuart before his long, sprawling, dangerous fall. Shocking, inspiring, and hilarious by turns, Stuart: A Life Backwards is a writer’s quest to give voice to a man who, beneath his forbidding exterior, has a message for us all: that every life–even the most chaotic and disreputable–is a story worthy of being told. From the Hardcover edition.