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nlev001. After winning a European Tour on the 'Pig in a Poke' quiz show, Clark Griswold dreams of the wonderful vacation ahead in a 'Sound of Music' parody.
nlev001n. Günter has identified this as the "Geislergruppe", a mountain range in the Dolomites in South Tyrol (Italy) between Val Gardena and Villnös and sends this photograph to support, the snow cover seems to be identical! (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2014)
nlev002. First stop London - The taxi from the airport draws up at the grandly named The Royal Imperial Windsor Arms Hotel. Queensborough Terrace, London W2 located in Simon James' book, 'London Movie Guide'.
nlev002n. Now, spruced up a little. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 05-07-2013)
nlev003. Clark (Chevy Chase), Russell (Jason Lively), Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo) and Audrey Griswold (Dana Hill) get out of the taxi as the Driver (Derek Deadman) suffers hits and smacks from their luggage. Queensborough Terrace in W2.
nlev003n. Steps and pediments altered. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 05-07-2013)
nlev004. Up for sightseeing on the following morning, the Griswolds leave the hotel. Queensborough Terrace.
nlev008. Still driving on the wrong side of the road, the inevitable happens. Addison Avenue looking toward St James's Gardens in London W11.
nlev008n. Heading for the same car and there's a cyclist. Is that Eric Idle? SJ (Modern Photo Added: 19-07-2013)
nlev009. The Driver (Paul McDowell) is unbelievably British about the accident and Clark drives away without making a payment or exchanging insurance details. Addison Avenue with St James Church in the background.
nlev009n. The church was also seen in "Jack & Sarah." SJ (Modern Photo Added: 19-07-2013)
nlev010. After Clark moves off he hits another car and Motorist (Ballard Berkeley) is equally as pleasant as the first victim. The corner of Addison Avenue and St James's Gardens.
nlev010n. Not quite captured the junction corner correctly but there are the church windows. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 19-07-2013)