Movie and Television Locations: 113 Famous Filming Sites in Los Angeles and San Diego

Movie and Television Locations: 113 Famous Filming Sites in Los Angeles and San Diego

by Leon Smith
ISBN-10:
0786440821
ISBN-13:
9780786440825
Pub. Date:
12/17/2008
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

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Overview

Movie and Television Locations: 113 Famous Filming Sites in Los Angeles and San Diego

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786440825
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Pages: 295
Sales rank: 890,440
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Preface 1

Introduction 3

Airports 5

Alleys 12

Amphitheaters 15

Auditoriums 17

Bridges/Viaducts 23

Buildings 34

Car Lots 46

Caves 50

Cemeteries 57

Churches 64

City Halls 66

Courts 81

Hospitals 93

Hotels 100

Lakes 109

Mansions 117

Movie Studios 124

Observatories 144

Parks 149

Piers 159

Police Stations 168

Railroad Stations 177

Ranches 192

Reservoirs 209

Rivers 212

Roads 215

Schools 218

Shipyards 228

Stairways 231

Streets 234

Subways 244

Theaters 247

Town Squares 254

Training Centers 256

Tunnels 262

Index 273

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