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Where Was The Shootist Filmed?

The Shootist, released in 76, is an incredibly meta swang song movie. It featured gunslinging J.B.Books on his last limbs, looking for a quick and honorable way out before terminal cancer could render him an undignified husk of the man he once was.  The symmetrization of John Wayne and his character, Books, is unmistakable. Not …

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Where Was Grease Filmed?

Grease – it’s the word, and the John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John movie version is definitive.If love is your many splendored thing and you want to recreate the opening beach shot, head to Malibu, to Leo Carillo State Beach.Most of the action in Grease takes place at Rydell High School, but Rydell is not one …

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