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Old 11-11-2011, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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It looks like any typical Texas small town, but your clue about a famous film star leads me to speculate (without researching it) that it's either San Saba (Tommy Lee Jones) or Archer City (Ben Johnson and Larry McMurtry).
It is in Texas, but you don't have the right movie or actor or town yet. The actor now plays mature parts, but played a child then.
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Where is this odd landmark?

Santa Fe, NM
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:36 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Santa Fe, NM
correct on the state, but not Santa Fe
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Old 11-12-2011, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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correct on the state, but not Santa Fe
It's in Las Cruces. The roadrunner, official state bird of New Mexico. It was made out of trash at the city dump, then moved to a rest area west of Las Cruces.

The protocol here is to have one challenge going at a time, and the person getting the right answer gets to pose the next one. Not trying to be nazis about it, but the thread becomes very confusing if there are clues and guesses being thrown around for several different pictures. But glad to have you aboard and playing.

Last edited by jtur88; 11-12-2011 at 08:11 AM..
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Old 11-12-2011, 10:04 AM
 
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I'm stumped on your pic JT, suppose if i threw out enough guesses i'd sooner or later get lucky but i find doing it that way rather long and tedious.
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Old 11-12-2011, 10:12 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I'm stumped on your pic JT, suppose if i threw out enough guesses i'd sooner or later get lucky but i find doing it that way rather long and tedious.
Let me review the clues. There is a conspicuous feature in the picture, that was a significant scene in a film, involving a child character played by an actor who has been nominated for three Oscars (including that film). The place is in Texas, where the film was shot, but the movie story line was set in Iowa.

Here's another view, maybe this will help:

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lr...j806o1_500.jpg
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Old 11-12-2011, 11:32 AM
 
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OK lets try Leonard De Caprio in the movie Whatís Eating Gilbert Grape
location Austinís Continental Club on South Congress.
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Old 11-12-2011, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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OK lets try Leonard De Caprio in the movie Whatís Eating Gilbert Grape
location Austinís Continental Club on South Congress.
OK, you got the right film. But the filming location (and the water tower) is in another town not far from Austin.
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Old 11-13-2011, 03:20 AM
 
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Are we looking for the name of the building,the water tower or the town?.
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Old 11-13-2011, 07:08 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Are we looking for the name of the building,the water tower or the town?.
The town. Shooting locations can be found in the film credits on IMDB. Or you can google what you already know, to find additional matching images.
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