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On The Set of Groundhog Day

We’d like to thank Dave for sharing this story. I had jury duty while they were filming Groundhog Day in Woodstock. Because of my wife’s job I was unable to serve, but still had to show up each morning and again at the end of the court day. So I would wander around Woodstock during […]

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The Day We Dropped in on Tripper

We’d like to thank Greg Dunning for sharing this story. I’m hoping that my Bill Murray story will be the earliest of all-time (probably won’t be but here we go). My father, John Dunning, was developing a kids movie, in 1978, originally titled Summer Camp. My sister and I (13 and 15 years old, respectively), […]

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Neighborhood Tour

We’d like to thank Kamian (Mikki) Allen for today’s story – Which just so happens to be the 100th posted on this site. As an 11-year-old, I met Bill Murray while he was filming Quick Change in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. My family had just moved to NY so that my father could attend […]

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In Bad Grund Filming “Monuments Men”

On May 5, 2013, an acquaintance took me along to a set visit of George Clooney’s “The Monuments Men” in Bad Grund, the Harz Mountains in Germany. As my acquaintance is a so-called “Oscar blogger”, writing about films with high Oscar potential, he was actually invited and pampered, and, as his company, I was greatly […]

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