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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

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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