Thursday, July 8, 2010

Berlin Maryland-Part 3

Here is the last installment of my tour of Berlin, Maryland. As I mentioned in previous posts, this is where "Runaway Bride" & "Tuck Everlasting" were filmed. I have yet to see the movie "Tuck Everlasting," but it is said that they filled the streets of Berlin with dirt just to give it that old time appearance!

This is the "Hotel Atlantic." It is a very old hotel and a restaurant as well. This is the hotel that was in the film "Runaway Bride." Remember the scene where Julia Roberts climbed out Richard Gere's hotel window? This was the place!
During my visit to Berlin, I ran into so many interesting and fun things! One day I was walking down the sidewalk and saw several people petting a dog. They then walked away and the dog remained setting there. I watched for a couple minutes and no one was around. I thought that certainly it wasn't a stray. I had to investigate for myself! Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a dog lover. If there is a dog around I have to visit it! This dog was such a sweet dog and I took many photos of it, amazed that it stayed off the street and on it's little area of the sidewalk.

After a few minutes a man came out of the building and said "I hope your photos turnout!" The man worked in the building, and was the owner of the dog. He said the dog stays right there on the sidewalk and never wanders away! The dog was even featured on a Berlin postcard! I guess he's somewhat of a home town celebrity! lol
Here is a view of the dog from across the street.

And before I left I paid him a visit and he was soo tired and taking a little nap! It was so hard to leave him behind!
Remember the hair salon in "Runaway Bride" called "Curl Up and Dye?" Such a cute name, but here it is in Berlin. It's obviously not called that anymore. I wanted to go inside, but never did. I chickened out!
And lastly here is Julia Roberts' house in the movie. Remember the scene when she was running down the front steps to get the newspaper? Here's the house. It changed a little bit, like the porch on the right is now closed in, but it's the house. They even kept the same house number for in the movie.

Wonder how much they pay to use your house in a movie? The only famous house in my area is the "Silence of the Lambs" house. My neighbor's daughter actually owns it. Now that would be very interesting and creepy at the same time! lol I'll have to take some photos of that house and share them with you sometime! Maybe I'll wait until Halloween! :)

1 comment:

Kirby3131 said...

You know someone who owns a movie house - That's so cool. There's a blog that tours movie houses (virtually of course) I'll have to give you the name of them when I think of it.

Now that you have finished your bloggy tour of Berlin, I'm going to have to rewatch the movie so I can have todays version in front of me when it's shown in the movie :)

Thanks!!
Kristin - The Goat