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Is This The Most Popular Filming Location In The World?
Greenwich's Old Royal Naval College is taking over Hollywood

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Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

Those who saw the Jack Black-starring adaptation of Jonathan Swift's masterpiece have generally done their best to wipe it from memory, but one thing you can't fault it on was in featuring quite a lot of Greenwich. The Old Royal Naval College doubled for the Lilliputian capital and is very recognisable in virtually every outdoor shot in the movie.

Says Allchin: "We had The Wolfman, which came and did reshoots here, and as they went out we had one day’s space before Gulliver came in. It was a nice film because all the stars were here. It was very hot, and in between scenes they just sat out on the grass and were reasonably approachable. People would walk through and say hello and they weren’t too bothered, unlike some of the people we get in."

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1 And now The Muppets...
Greenwich ORNC posing as Berlin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV5x6QMuYjg More

Posted by londonnut on Wednesday November 20, 2013, 17:53

2 I think I've got that beat, I think I've got that beat.
The one and only Vasquez Rocks. A stone's throw away from Hollywood and more than budget friendly for Bill & Ted, Ash, Jim Kirk etc. http://scifanatic.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-co ntent/uploads/vasquez.jpg More

Posted by Mark Daws on Monday November 11, 2013, 19:05

3 RE: Patriot Games
Hi James, That clip you link to visibly shows the Old Royal Naval College at 11seconds in! And those are both among the films listed on the last page of the feature. More

Posted by Helen OHara on Thursday November 7, 2013, 10:41

4 Bruce and Selina - not a dream!
Alfred actually went there, and actually saw them. He did! He did he did he did! Please? More

Posted by BondVsPredator on Thursday November 7, 2013, 10:28

5 Patriot Games
Opening was shot there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnhDO1G0ieY As was the Rowan Atkinson wedding in Four Weddings and a Funeral. More

Posted by jamesbranch on Thursday November 7, 2013, 10:18


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