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20th February
2011
written by Richard

For over a century, San Diego County has provided locations for hundreds of major motion picture films. Since the early 1940s a popular site has been the beaches and hills of Camp Pendleton, one hundred miles south of Hollywood. The sprawling, 125-thousand acre Marine Corps base would host the filming of several patriotic epics during World War II before scoring a huge hit at the decades’ end with “The Sands of Iwo Jima.”

Read the story of the filming in Iwo Jima in Hollywood South.

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