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On location : cities of the world in film /

by Hellmann, Claudia; Weber, David John; Weber-Hof, Claudine.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Munich : Lancaster : C.J. Bucher ; Gazelle Drake Academic [distributor], 2006Description: 192 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 9783765815850 (hbk.) :; 3765815853 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Motion picture locations | Motion pictures | Cities and towns | City and town life | Motion picture locations | Cities and towns in motion pictures | City and town life in motion pictures
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.
Summary: 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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Includes index.

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.

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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