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Carmel Magazine, Spring 2018

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102 C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 to spotlight scenes from some of the more than 200 films shot locally. Like "Big Little Lies" and "Mad Men," which filmed a series finale segment in Big Sur, various productions play up their Monterey County locations. In other cases, local settings double for distant destinations. Miley Cyrus, for example, shot the video for her 2017 release "Malibu" on the beach at Garrapata State Park. For t Hunter Liggett served as Vietnam's Central Highlands in the 2002 Mel Gibson-Greg Kinnear drama "We Were Soldiers." Local coastline stood in for Stinson Beach in the 1992 thriller "Basic Instinct," while a private Pacific Grove home doubled as a Maine hotel in "A Summer Place." The 1959 romance starred Troy Donahue and Sandra Dee. When a young Elizabeth Taylor rode her horse across the English countryside in the 1944 film "National Velvet," the cameras really followed her on fairways of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. This unique combination of versatility and Singer/songwriter/actress Miley Cyrus filmed the music video for her hit "Malibu" at Garrapata State Park, which is located on the coast south of Carmel. Photo: Liam Hemsworth

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