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JAMES AND THE
GIANT PEACH

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

City and County of San Francisco: Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. The stop-motion animation was done by Twitching Images at the former San Francisco Studios, 375 Seventh Street.

Treasure Island, City and County of San Francisco: Building 180.

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The beach scenes were shot in an abandoned building
at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.
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The scenes at the aunts' house were all done at
Building 180 on Treasure Island.
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Again, Building 180 on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.
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The stop-motion effects were all done at the former San Francisco Studios, 375 Seventh Street at Harrison.
Check out the fourth picture... Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas is making a cameo!
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All of the New York scenes were done back at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.
BEHIND-THE-SCENES PICS
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Sculptor Tom Richardson of San Francisco Scenic Artists: "The peach was too big to go from Hunter's Point to Treasure Island on a truck on the Bay Bridge, so here it is traveling by barge under the bridge."
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Sculptor Tom Richardson of San Francisco Scenic Artists: "Putting finishing touches on the peach and the hill on Treasure island. You can see the top of the peach behind the hill left center; it was too big too fit in the door."
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Sculptor Tom Richardson of San Francisco Scenic Artists: "The peach about to roll down the hill."
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Sculptor Tom Richardson of San Francisco Scenic Artists: "The peach pit house in the beginning stages of carving."

James and the Giant Peach (1996)
CAST: Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes, Pete Postlethwaite, Susan Sarandon, Paul Terry, David Thewlis, Kathryn Howell....
WRITER: Roald Dahl, Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steven Bloom
PRODUCER: Tim Burton, Denise Di Novi, Jake Eberts, John Engel, Brian Rosen, Henry Selick
DIRECTOR: Henry Selick
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Harley Jessup
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Pete Kozachik, Hiro Narita
EDITOR: Stan Webb

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
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