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The Virginia Street Bridge from “The Misfits”

Aug 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Marilyn Monroe Locations

Another Marilyn Monroe location that I dragged my dad and grandmother out to stalk while visiting Reno, Nevada last month was the famed Virginia Street Bridge, aka the “Bridge of Sighs”, which was featured in the 1961 film The Misfits.  As I mentioned in last Friday’s post about the Washoe Country Courthouse, during the first half of the Twentieth Century, Reno was known as “the Divorce Capital of the World” and the “Great Divide” due to its lenient divorce laws.  People from all over the […]

The Piru Creek Bridge from “Burlesque”

Apr 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Another location that the Grim Cheaper and I visited this past weekend while doing some stalking in the Heritage Valley was the Union Pacific Railroad Piru Creek Bridge which stood in for the supposed Iowa-area bridge that Ali (aka Christina Aguilera) walked across during the opening scene of Burlesque.  I once again found this locale thanks to Gary, from the Seeing Stars website, who added the bridge to his Burlesque filming locations page just a couple of weeks ago.  In an odd twist, though, when […]

Central Park’s Gapstow Bridge

Oct 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Sex and the City Filming Locations

One of my favorite places in all of New York is the tiny, little bridge known as Gapstow Bridge.  Actually, I take that back.  I think it’s far more accurate to say that the bridge is one of my favorite places in the entire world.      I am so enamored with it, in fact, that my entire family now refers to it as “Lindsay’s Bridge”.    Gapstow Bridge and its surroundings are so incredibly picturesque and romantic that I’ve taken about three hundred photographs of it on my various trips to the Big […]