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Visiting filming locations and other movie adventures with Jarno Mahlberg. Some of these locations have been covered elsewhere, but all represent my own research and view. Enjoy, comment and follow.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Visiting Filming Locations of "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999) in London, England, UK

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Produced by Stanley Kubrick
Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Frederic Raphael
Based on Traumnovelle by Arthur Schnitzler
Starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack and Marie Richardson

Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 erotic thriller film loosely based upon Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Traumnovelle (Dream Story). The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick. It was his last film, as he died six days after showing his final cut to Warner Bros. studios. The story, set in and around New York City, follows the sexually charged adventures of Dr. Bill Harford, who is shocked when his wife, Alice, reveals that she had contemplated an affair a year earlier. He embarks on a night-long adventure, during which he infiltrates a massive masked orgy of an unnamed secret society.

The film was mostly shot in the United Kingdom (aside from some exterior establishing shots), and included a detailed recreation of some exterior Greenwich Village street scenes at Pinewood Studios. The film spent a long time in production, and holds the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous film shoot period, at 400 days. -Wikipedia

Dr. Bill is stalked by a sinister man as he walks along Hatton Garden, where New York-style payphones were installed between numbers 32 and 38.

The stalker, who appears to be across the street, is actually on Worship Street.

The final Christmas shopping scene was filmed on the ground floor of London's famous West End toyshop Hamley’s, Regent Street.

source: movie-locations.com

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