New Hollywood, more commonly known as New Orleans, has been the movie location for big productions like “Jurassic World“, but also “Now you see me” has been filmed partialy here. The cafe Du Monde is where Woody Harrelson does his mind reading trick. A bit more style can be found at the Napoleon House, which […]
In 1942, a huge blimb base (1,000 foot long and 300 foot wide) was build in California. It was not just a home for blimbs, but the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) used it for helicopters as well. In 1974, a film crew used the hangers to film scenes for “The Hindenburg”, a movie about the tragedy with […]
Home to so many movies, this small tunnel gets his own post. Robert Zemeckis used this tunnel for the first two installments of “Back to the Future”, and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (entrance to “ToonTown”). Before that, in 1983, John Badham featured this tunnel in “War Games” with Matthew Broderick. More recent, 2016, Marvels Agent […]
A combination of animation and live action, Robert Zemeckis’ funny movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” is set in Hollywood-1947. But only part of the movie was recorded in this area. Production was set in England at Elstree studios (most of the interior sets were build here). The exterior of “Maroon Cartoons” studio is in fact […]
In the tiny town Interior, South Dakota, big things have happened. Paul Verhoeven came there to film “Starship Troopers” in 1997, Michael Bay did this for “Armageddon”. The location for filming the surface of the asteroid is near Barry Barber Ranch. (The photo of the vehicle was taken near Paris, at Disneyland).