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Which El Cid film scene(s) is Bamburgh Castle featured? When does it appear in the film and for how long?

Credit: D J, West Yorkshire 1961 film El Cid stars world famous actors Sophia Loren and Charles Heston. It chronicles the life of Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar (1043-1099), a figure who has become legendary in Spanish history. In 1960, the beaches of Spain were recreated at Bamburgh during filming. Only one shot features the castle Bamburgh …

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The island paradise gifted to the Amazons by Zeus in Wonder Woman is actually not an island, but a coast in what country?

Credit: N/A In Wonder Woman (2017), the beautiful setting that served as the “island” gifted to the Amazons by Zeus was actually the stunning Amalfi Coast in Italy. This famous rugged coastline offers the ancient and exotic background needed for the island paradise where Zeus dropped the Amazons. Due to its beauty, the Amalfi Coast has …

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Where were the opening scenes of Warren Beatty running in Heaven Can Wait filmed?

Credit: Tom, Ojai, California The opening scenes of 1978 comedy/fantasy Heaven Can Wait find main character Joe Pendleton (played by Warren Beatty) running around a large estate. The opening scenes were all shot at the Filoli Estate, located at 86 Cañada Road in Woodside, California. Filoli Estate is also known as the Bourn-Roth Estate. This is a …

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In the 1976 version of ‘A Star is Born’ where is the house Esther and John move to in the desert?

Credit: N/A Romance musical remake A Star is Born from 1976 quickly gained a cult following during its original release. Its success propelled an even more successful 2018 Oscar-nominated remake. John and Esther, played by Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Streisand, are star-crossed lovers who spark a relationship and eventually move to the desert together. They built …

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith

In Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), what restaurant is used for the scene where Brad Pitt’s character is almost killed in an explosion?

Credit: N/A In Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star as ordinary suburban couple John and Jane Smith with a big secret — they are both highly-trained assassins working against each other for rival organizations and neither of them know it. In this scene, John and Jane begin the night dancing …

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World on Fire

Where was the Sean Bean / Helen Hunt movie World on Fire (2019) filmed?

According to The i Paper, The epic war-time drama World on Fire, which continues on BBC One on Sunday, tells the gripping tale of families, friends and lovers caught up in the horrors of World War II. Starring acting heavyweights Sean Bean and Helen Hunt – and Neil from The Inbetweeners – the story is set to captivate its …

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