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American Blockbusters Shot in Spain During the Franco Dictatorship

Instituto Cervantes | Spanish & Portuguese Studies

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Communications 120

Lecture by Miguel Olid, Professor of Film Production at Ceade-University of Wales


Spain became a big movie set for some of the big Hollywood productions for about two decades since the mid-50s. Franco, the dictator of Spain, made things easy to Hollywood producers such as using soldiers as extras with no cost for the movies.