Universal Studios Theme Parks
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Worldwide Theme Parks based around the Universal Studios movies.
Filming location of Desperate Housewives The film location "Wisteria Lane" of Desperate Housewives is located at the Universal Studios in Hollywood. Melrose Place apartment building The Melrose Place (TV series from 1992-1999 starring Heather Locklear) apartment building - for the exterior shots - is located in Hollywood. Clark Griswold's house This is the location of Clark Griswold's house that appeared in the movie Christmas Vacation (1989) starring Chevy Chase. It is located in the Warner Bros. Ranch. Beverly Hills sign Beverly Hills sign at the corner of Sunset and North Sierra in Hollywood, Beverly Hills. Pixar Animation Studios Inc. The headquarters of Pixar Animation Studios (owned by Disney) are located in Emerville, California. Taurus World Stunt Awards The Taurus World Stunt Awards (originated by Energy Drink manufacturer Red Bull) are awarded annually since 2001 by the World Stunt Awards Foundation - which helps stuntmen that have been hurt or disabled in a work related accident. The Oscars 2009 81st Annual Academy Awards on Sunday February 22, 2009 at the Kodak Theatre/Hollywood Boulevard. Palm Islands Dubai The Palm Islands in Dubai are artificial islands. The construction of the first island Palm Jumeirah began in 2001. One year later the construction of Palm Jebel Ali was started. In September 2008 the resort Atlantis opened on Palm Jumeirah. It includes a hotel, a theme park and a conference center. In Dolphin Bay guests are able to swim with trained dolphins. A third Palm - the Palm Deira is in developement. According to the developer its surface will be larger than Paris. Hollywood Walk of Fame Der Walk of Fame ist ein Gehsteig in Los Angeles, der große Schauspieler mit "Sternen" ehrt. Alle Sterne sind mit dem Namen des/der Geehrten und einem Symbol für eine bestimmte Kategorie versehen. Seit 1958 wurden bereits mehr als 2500 "Walk of Fame Sterne" vergeben. DreamWorks Animation Studios The DreamWorks Animation Studios are located in Glendale, California (the headquarters of the film studio DreamWorks SKG currently are located at the Universal Studios). DreamWorks was founded in 1994 by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. Psycho house and Bates Motel The world famous Psycho house (with the Bates Motel nearby) is located in the Universal Studios in Burbank, California. Psycho (1960) was a thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. All in all the house set has been moved several times since it was originally built in 1959. Universal Studios Theme Parks Worldwide Theme Parks based around the Universal Studios movies. Chemosphere The Chemosphere (looks like a UFO) is an innovative house on the Hollywood Hills by famous architect John Lautner. It was built in 1960. Motion picture studios in Hollywood Famous film studios in and around Hollywood. Hollywood sign The Hollywood sign - the landmark of Hollywood and LA - is located in the Hollywood Hills and was built in 1923 by Thomas Fisk Goff. Originally the lettering of the sign was "Hollywoodland" - an advertisement campaign for a suburban housing development. Disneyland Theme Parks Disney operates five Disneyland Theme Parks worldwide: Disneyland Resort (Anaheim, 1955), Walt Disney World Resort (Orlando, 1971), Tokyo Disney Resort (1983), Disneyland Resort Paris (1992), Hong Kong Disneyland (2005). Walt Disney's first Hollywood cartoon studio Walt Disney's first Hollywood cartoon studio was a garage in his uncle Robert's house. Steven Spielberg's house Steven Spielberg, one of the most successful movie directors, lives in this house in Los Angeles. Planet Hollywood Restaurants Planet Hollywood Restaurants in North America and Europe. Letterman Digital Arts Center (LDAC) Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. (Industrial Light & Magic, LucasArts and Lucasfilm) is an Entertainment company founded by George Lucas. The headquarters known as the Letterman Digital Arts Center opened in 2005 and are located at the Presidio in San Francisco. Some important divisions of Lucasfilm are Industrial Light & Magic, THX, Lucasfilm Animation and LucasArts.