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Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

This is where the opening sequence to Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

Location: Danebury Avenue, Roehampton, London

Description: This is where the startling opening sequence to the 1966 film Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

The film, based on Ray Bradbury's classic sci-fi thriller, stars Oskar Werner and Julie Christie, and opens with the surreal book burning episode here in the car park.

In this dystopian future books are illegal and firemen don't put out fires any more, but break in on tip offs and burn any books they find.

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Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

This is where the opening sequence to Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

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