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World Film Locations: San Francisco

4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
An extraordinarily beautiful city that has been celebrated, criticized, and studied in many films, San Francisco is both fragile and robust, at once a site of devastation caused by 1906 earthquake but also a symbol of indomitability in its effort to rebuild afterwards. Its beauty, both natural and manmade, has provided filmmakers with an iconic backdrop since the 1890s, ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 15th 2013 by Intellect Ltd (first published January 1st 2013)
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Jim Coughenour
Aug 18, 2016 Jim Coughenour rated it really liked it
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Yes, four stars because I really liked the book. This isn't Cahiers du Cinéma; it's a straightforward list of places in San Francisco that pop up in forty-odd films, stuffed with facts and droll bits of trivia. Maybe it's only captivating if you're a fan or resident of the cool gray city of love. I've seen most of these films and lived in SF for 23 years – but almost everything was new to me.

A San Francisco treat.
Betsy D
Sep 23, 2013 Betsy D rated it really liked it
I thought it was fun to read about the movies and locations in SF. I'm not impartial--my son Brian wrote one of the articles--really good writing, I thought.
I'll be adding a lot of these to my netflix queue~
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