FILM : Colossus: The Forbin Project
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Colossus: The Forbin Project 1970 Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert California (USA), Rome (Italy)
Director : Joseph Sargent   Production Company : Universal Pictures  Region : ITALY,N. AMERICA

An artificially intelligent supercomputer is developed and activated only to reveal that it has a sinister agenda of it's own.

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Colossus - The Forbin Project [1970] [DVD]

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Colossus: The Forbin Project - Dr. Charles A. Forbin (Eric Braeden) and The President of the US (Gordon Pinsent) announce that Colossus, a computer designed to manage the States' weapons systems, is now on line. A matte created for he film.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr001. Dr. Charles A. Forbin (Eric Braeden) and The President of the US (Gordon Pinsent) announce that Colossus, a computer designed to manage the States' weapons systems, is now on line. A matte created for he film.

Colossus: The Forbin Project - An establishing shot, panning over the Advanced Light Source facility of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, California, United States.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr002. An establishing shot, panning over the Advanced Light Source facility of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, California, United States.

Colossus: The Forbin Project - The shot settles on the Lawrence Hall of Science on Centennial Drive in Berkeley, California.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr003. The shot settles on the Lawrence Hall of Science on Centennial Drive in Berkeley, California.

Colossus: The Forbin Project - Dr. Charles Forbin returns to the Command Centre where Colossus has warned that there is another similar computer in the Soviet Union named Guardian. The grounds of the Lawrence Hall of Science on Centennial Drive, University of California, Berkeley.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr004. Dr. Charles Forbin returns to the Command Centre where Colossus has warned that there is another similar computer in the Soviet Union named Guardian. The grounds of the Lawrence Hall of Science on Centennial Drive, University of California, Berkeley.

Colossus: The Forbin Project - After Colossus and Guardian join forces, Forbin heads to Rome to meet with his Soviet counterpart. An establishing shot of Piazza Navona in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr005. After Colossus and Guardian join forces, Forbin heads to Rome to meet with his Soviet counterpart. An establishing shot of Piazza Navona in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

cofopr005n. Not the Piazza Navona but the Piazza del Popolo, now pedestrianised, from the Pincio Gardens. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-01-2016)

Colossus: The Forbin Project - The camera picks up Forbin's car as it enters the piazza.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr006. The camera picks up Forbin's car as it enters the piazza.

cofopr006n. The Piazza Popolo from the Pincio Gardens with the rear of the Fontana della Dea di Roma in the further foreground. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-01-2016)

Colossus: The Forbin Project - The Soviet Doctor arrives.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr007. The Soviet Doctor arrives.

cofopr007n. A Piazza della Repubblica with Santa Maria degli Angeli centre background and pavement improvements in the foreground. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-01-2016)

Colossus: The Forbin Project - The US and Soviet opposites meet and are followed by agents from both sides. Piazza Navona, Roma.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr008. The US and Soviet opposites meet and are followed by agents from both sides. Piazza Navona, Roma.

cofopr008n. No, we are still in the Piazza della Repubblica doing what we can with the available space to take a photograph. (RL)
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Colossus: The Forbin Project - Dr. Kuprin (Alex Rodine) and Forbin exchange notes and theories.
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr009. Dr. Kuprin (Alex Rodine) and Forbin exchange notes and theories.

Colossus: The Forbin Project - The two system designers continue their meeting in an open but isolated location. Tiber Island in the Tiber River, Rome. In the background stands Basilica di San Bartolomeo all'Isola (Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Island).
Colossus: The Forbin Project

cofopr010. The two system designers continue their meeting in an open but isolated location. Tiber Island in the Tiber River, Rome. In the background stands Basilica di San Bartolomeo all'Isola (Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Island).

cofopr010n. If I had been there when the leaves were on there trees I would not have stood a chance. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-01-2016)

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