Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations: The Essential Travel Guide
Book to Film Locations
on the success of the Worldwide Guide, in May 2008 comes Movie London, the long-awaited update of
the in-depth look at filming sites around one of the most
exciting cities in the world.
No matter how well you think you know the city, London
is full of surprises, and never more so than in its rich cinematic
history. From the pioneering days of Alfred
Hitchcock's first talkie, Blackmail,
to the kinetic thrills of The Bourne Ultimatum, this unique London location guide gives the low-down on filming locations around
separate city tours reveal not only the well-known but
often for the first time - the not so well-known filming
helpful guide to hotels, bars, restaurants, and cinema-related
shopping/entertainment... magnificently eclectic...
in some cases (The Long Good Friday, Bridget
Jones's Diary, Notting Hill), you could practically
re-enact the entire film. Great fun and indispensable
in its own way" EMPIRE
is home to Ealing Studios, which produced such classics as
The Ladykillers (recently
remade by the Coen Brothers) and The
Lavender Hill Mob. The sixties New Wave brought
'social problem' films typified by Bryan
Forbes', The L-Shaped Room,
as well as the Swinging London scene, which produced Richard
Lester's anarchic The Knack,
and the wildly camp Smashing Time
(an inspiration for the Austin Powers
and entertaining... meticulously details a huge number
of movie locations... a must for the serious film buff"
guide reveals the fascinating secrets behind moviemaking.
You can enjoy a world tour without leaving the city.
Did you know that London
has stood in for Moscow, Venice, Washington DC, St Petersburg,
Buenos Aires, Turin, Dublin, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Berlin,
Hong Kong, New York and - erm - Kuala Lumpur?
You can visit the 'New York' church where Connor Macleod confronts
the blasphemous Kurgan in Highlander,
the 'Buenos Aires' theatre where Eva Duarte (Madonna)
first meets Juan Peron in Evita,
Sarandon's 'Manhattan' clinic in Tony
Scott's stylish vampire flick The
Hunger, or even the 'Harvard' college where Reese
Witherspoon finally graduates in Legally