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4500Re: Movie Locations?

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  • gerij9
    Mar 2, 2009
      ned,
      most cities have film liasions and/or entire departments. either
      call or look online for such. it shouldn't be hard in those two
      cities.
      best -
      geri

      Geri Wilson
      The Jonathan Group
      - marketing for business -
      gerij9@...

      --- In prbytes@yahoogroups.com, "Ned Barnett" <ned@...> wrote:
      >
      > Anybody know how I can identify movie locations in San Francisco
      and in Las
      > Vegas? This has got nothing to do with PR, but I'm writing a
      novel set in
      > those two cities (plus Afghanistan and Iraq, but I think I'll
      just "fake it"
      > on those). As a sideline to the story, I want to have the
      characters
      > recognize these sites - often with surprise - and have them
      react. The lead
      > character is a cable news correspondent (a former war
      correspondent back in
      > the states and covering crime) and the blending of reality
      with "reelity"
      > will be a subtext - not a major part of the story, but something
      to provide
      > some local color.
      >
      >
      >
      > I've lived in Vegas for nearly 20 years, but I've never seen a
      movie being
      > made - I know one "site" (the laboratory that Rick Moranis worked
      at in
      > "Somebody Blew Up The Baby" is, in fact, the headquarters of the
      electric
      > utility) and I've tried to decipher the crash scene in Con-Air
      (the plane
      > had to zigzag north and south and jink off the Strip to fly by the
      Hard Rock
      > before coming back to the Strip to crash), but I just don't have
      any other
      > locations for either city.
      >
      >
      > Suggestions? Help?
      >
      >
      >
      > Ned
      >
      >
      >
      > Ned Barnett, APR
      >
      > Marketing/PR Fellow, American Hospital Association
      >
      >
      >
      > Barnett Marketing Communications
      >
      > 420 N. Nellis Blvd. A3-276
      >
      > Las Vegas NV 89110
      >
      >
      >
      > 702-696-1200 - ned@...
      >
      > http://www.barnettmarcom.com
      >
      >
      >
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