Posts about film location

River Po, Turin, Italy

River Po, Italy

The famous weir across the River Po in Turin, Italy, across which stunt drivers took three Mini Coopers for the classic version of The Italian Job fifty years ago. https://youtu.be/syamtsQiAwI?t=4m54s

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Furka Pass, Switzerland

The Furka Pass, between Gletsch in canton Wallis and Realp in canton Uri, is one of the high alpine pass routes, only open between June and (approximately) October because of heavy winter snow falls in the region. The pass road is well known to James Bond fans, as it was featured in Goldfinger in 1964. (Watch out for […]

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Glen Etive

Jo and I spent two great weeks in the highlands of Scotland, travelling from the airport up through the Trossach mountains to Rannoch Moor, Glen Etive, Glen Coe and then on to the islands of Mull, Iona and Skye before staying with Jo’s parents near the Cromarty Firth. There were few goals along the way, other […]

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Visiting Torchwood

Having made good time during a cross-Britain drive a few weeks ago, I stopped off at Cardiff to stretch my legs and visit spots well-known to fans of Doctor Who and Torchwood in Cardiff Bay.

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The Rings

Recognizable architectural detail from the 1969 James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. View the complete set of photos from our trip to the Piz Gloria restaurant on the Schilthorn today, high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley.

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Schilthorn in the clouds

Small gallery of photos from a 2005 summer trip to the Piz Gloria revolving mountain-top restaurant above Mürren, made famous by the 1969 James Bond Film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”.

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