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On location : cities of the world in film

Author: Claudia Hellmann, journalist.; Claudine Weber-Hof
Publisher: Munich : Bucher, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many movies are synonymous with the locations where they were filmed. This is a lighthearted, round-the-world tour of famous movies so you, too, can go "on location." Exact addresses, review-style essays and city maps take you there, whether on a Harry Potter tour of London, a Breakfast at Tiffany's trip to New York, or a jaunt to the Rome nightclub where Matt Damon and Jude Law partied in The Talented Mr. Ripley.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Hellmann, journalist.; Claudine Weber-Hof
ISBN: 9783765815850 3765815853
OCLC Number: 70987746
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Beijing --
Berlin : city of contrasts --
Chicago : gangsters and the blues --
Florence : picture perfect in Tuscany --
Havana : flair of the Caribbean --
Hong Kong : movie capital of the Far East --
Las Vegas : sin city in the desert --
London : sex, spies and high society --
Los Angeles : movie capital of the world --
New York : the ultimate urban backdrop --
Paris : city of love, city of film --
Prague : Old-World charm in central Europe --
Rome : all roads lead to Cinecittà --
San Francisco : allure and intrigue by the bay --
Sydney : Hollywood down under --
Tokyo : where quiet meets chaos --
Venice : under the spell of a sinking city --
Vienna.
Responsibility: Claudia Hellmann, Claudine Weber-Hof ; with a foreword by Wim Wenders.

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Many movies are synonymous with the locations where they were filmed. This is a lighthearted, round-the-world tour of famous movies so you, too, can go "on location." Exact addresses, review-style essays and city maps take you there, whether on a Harry Potter tour of London, a Breakfast at Tiffany's trip to New York, or a jaunt to the Rome nightclub where Matt Damon and Jude Law partied in The Talented Mr. Ripley. This richly illustrated volume presents 18 cities and their world-famous films.--From publisher description.

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