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'The name of the Rose'
The Castle in Molina de Aragón, in the province of Guadalajara, was the setting for Sean Connery in 'The name of the Rose'.
One of the most famous medieval Spanish knights 'El Cid' was the subject of a film starring Charlton Heston and Sofía Loren. This epic story told in grand style was filmed around Spain in places such as Belmonte Castle in the province of Cuenca,
Manzanares el Real in the province of Madrid and the beaches of Peñíscola in Castellón,
Clint Eastwood took his first steps in the famous spaghetti western genre in Almería: films such as For a fist full of dollars, For a few dollars more and The good, the Bad and the Ugly were shot in the Tabernas desert. Some of the sets and western towns that were built back then can still be visited to this day.
1958 'Sea Fury'
Begur (castle and church of San Ramon),
beach of L’Estartit, and L'Escala
Director - Cyril R. Endfield Cast - Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Luciana Paluzzi, Grégoire Aslan, Francis de Wolff
l'estartit beach back in the day
l'estartit town hall
lots of local information
history of l'estartit
well worth a read
watch 'Sea Fury' on YouTube
L'Escala town hall
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