Category Archives: History

Pompeii (2014)

Pompeii (2014)


Country: Canada, Germany, USA, UK
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Screenplay: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler
Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jared Harris, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Filming dates: 13 March – 12 July 2013
Premiere: 18 February 2014


Filming locations:

Italy

  • Pompeii, Naples, Campania (exteriors)

Canada

  • Cinespace Film Studios, Toronto, Ontario (studio)

Pompeii, Italy

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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)


Country: UK, USA
Language: English, French, Scottish Gaelic, Latin
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Josie Rourke
Screenplay: Beau Willimon, based on John Guy’s 2004 biography Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, David Tennant, Guy Pearce
Release date: 15 November 2018


Filming locations:

United Kingdom

  • Scotland
    • Edinburgh, Lothian
    • Aviemore, Cairn Gorm National Park (on location)
    • Glencoe, Highland
    • Seacliff Beach, East Lothian (Mary landing in Scotland)
    • North Beach, East Lothian (Mary returns to Scotland from France)
    • Blackness Castle, Blackness, West Lothian (Scenes outside Holyrood House)
    • Glen Feshie, Cairngorns National Park (Mary’s army on the march)
    • Poldullie Bridge, Strathdon, Upper Donside (the Queen is ambushed)
  • England
    • London
    • Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
    • Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester
    • Oxford, Oxfordshire
    • Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire (studio)
    • Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire, Newland Park, Gorelands Ln, Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont Saint Giles  (barn where the Queens meet)
    • Kent
      • Penshurst Place, Sevenoaks (doubled as Fotheringhay Castle)
      • Baron’s Hall, Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge (Mary’s execution)
      • The Inner Courtyard, Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge (the procession of spectators waiting to witness Queen Mary’s execution)

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Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)


Country: UK, USA
Language: English
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Charles Jarrott
Screenplay: John Hale
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Timothy Dalton, Nigel Davenport, Patrick McGoohan, Trevor Howard, Ian Holm
Release date: 22 December 1971


Filming locations:

France

  • Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire

United Kingdom

  • Scotland
    • Scottish Borders
      • Newcastleton
        • Hermitage Castle (on location)
  • England
    • Northumberland
      • Alnwick
        • Alnwick Castle (Holyrood Palace)
      • Bamburgh
        • Northumberland National Park (meeting of Elizabeth and Mary)
        • Bamburgh Beach (Mary and Darnley riding on the beach)
        • Bamburgh Castle (Dunbar Castle)
      • Seahouses (Mary, Queen of Scots goes ashore)
    • West Sussex
      • Pulborough
        • Parham House (Fotheringhay Castle: Elizabeth and Mary meet)
    • Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Ln, Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont Saint Giles
    • Shepperton Studios, Studios Road, Shepperton, Middlesex (studio)

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