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artisanal film reviews | by maryann johanson

when Paramount ruled California

I love this! It’s a 1927 map from Paramount describing which locations within driving distance of Los Angeles could stand in for farflung parts of the globe:

Paramount map of California 1927

I wonder how many of these places could still do that stand-in duty today…

Via @timtrueman.


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  • RogerBW

    Remarkably little of that is in the IATSE Thirty Mile Zone – roughly Wales, the Coast of Spain and Venice.

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