Sunday, June 24, 2007

London Film Location Guide

Press Release

Simon R.H. James
London Film Location Guide

Are you curious as to whether your London post code was the film setting for where Bill Nighy got attacked by zombies in the 2004 film Shaun of the Dead, or that scenes from three of the Harry Potter blockbuster movies were filmed at a site near you? London is one of the most vibrant and versatile film locations in the world and has provided some of the most stunning settings in film history. This fascinating guide covers the whole of the London metropolis area by area, so you'll be able to find streets where you live, work or play, whether in Chelsea, Greenwich or Whitechapel.

Spanning decades of cinema history in London, from the classic Hitchcock thriller Blackmail (1927) to cult movie A Clockwork Orange (1971) and even Children of Men (2006), it seems that everyone from James Bond to Alex Rider has pounded the city's pavements.

With 'then' and 'now photographs, actual scene grabs from films, and a comprehensive film and street index covering over 750 films and 1500 London streets, this is a delight for both film buffs and London enthusiasts.

So go on.grab a copy and see if your postcode is there .you know you want to!

The author

London film locations are Simon James' passion and he has been researching the subject for the last ten years. When not immersed in watching the movies and walking the streets of London, he is a Latin teacher and the author of several texts on Latin.

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