Movie London by Tony ReevesMovie London by Tony Reeves

Movie London

byTony Reeves

Paperback | May 20, 2008

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Where is Hugh Grant's famous door from Notting Hill? How do you find the secret entrance to the Ministry of Magic from Harry Potter, or James Bond's office? Comprehensive, entertaining and exhaustively researched, Movie London contains detailed coverage of over 500 films, illustrated with hundreds of location photographs.

Packed with all the information the movie-buff traveller needs to know, this unique guide also includes maps for movie-themed walks and full color features on: * Hitchcock's London * Bond Streets * The Scary City * Swinging Sixties London * Romantic Comedies * London Gangsters * Literary London

From the trendy Notting Hill to the gritty Bourne Ultimatum, from the stately Sense & Sensibility to the starkly futuristic Children of Men, the films made in London are as diverse as the capital's vibrant cultures - and Movie London covers them all.
TONY REEVES also wrote The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations and has created a website: He has slowly but surely given over his free time to the pursuit of film locations, and has personally scouted out all the locations covered in this book.
Title:Movie LondonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.91 × 5.94 × 0.6 inPublished:May 20, 2008Publisher:TitanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845767543

ISBN - 13:9781845767549

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Table of Contents

Introduction: London Belongs to You… 4

Central London: Leicester Square to Blackfriars 8
Central London: Oxford Street to Cambridge Circus 17
Central London: Westminster to Pimlico 26
Central London: Trafalgar Square to Mayfair 34
North-Central London: King’s Cross to Camden 42
Northwest London: Kentish Town to Hampstead 49
Northeast London: Islington and Clerkenwell 56
The City of London 62
West London: Fitzrovia to Hatton Garden 69
West London: Paddington to Notting Hill 76
Far North London: Crouch Hill to Brimsdown 86
East London: Liverpool Street to West Ham 90

Bond Streets 97 (color)
London Rom-coms 98 (color)
London Gangsters 99 (color)
The Scary City 100 (color)
Swinging Sixties London 101 (color)
Hitchcock’s London 102 (color)
Literary London 103 (color)
Poptastic Metropolis! 104 (color)

East London: Liverpool Street to West Ham (continued) 105
Southeast London: Peckham to Eltham 109
South-Central London: Wandsworth to Tooting 115
Southwest London: Hyde Park Corner to Wimbledon 127
Far West London: Shepherd’s Bush to Osterley Park 140
Far Northwest London: Regent’s Park to Wembley 148

Hotels 156
Bars & Restaurants 159
Entertainment 168
Historic Sites 172

Film Titles 177
Alternative Titles 184

Editorial Reviews

***Praise for the previous edition: "No part of London is left uncovered, as Reeves reveals locations for more than 500 films, from James Bond to Bridget Jones." Time“Scholarly and entertaining… a mine of info, well illustrated, wide-ranging, affordable and hard for a Londoner to put down.” — The Guardian“A definitive guide to movie tourism in London.” — The Mail on Sunday"This comprehensive and entertaining guide meticulously details a huge number of movie locations. A must for the serious film buff." Maxim***