Red Dragon was released into theaters on October 4th, 2002. Filming locations include Long Beach, Los Angeles and Pasadena, Ca. and Baltimore, Md. It was directed by Brett Ratner. It's based on the Thomas Harris novel of the same name. The film is a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Edward Norton plays the lead of Will Graham. Ralph Fiennes plays Francis Dolarhyde, as well as The Great Red Dragon, when he's under the sovereignty of his alternate personality. Anthony Hopkins reprised the prominent role of Hannibal Lecter, for the third and final time. The watercolor painting Francis devours in the film is The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun, by William Blake in 1803. It's currently housed at the Brooklyn Museum at 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY. 11238. The score was composed by Danny Elfman. The films first DVD release was on April 1st, 2003.
Leeds house - 4160 Country Club Dr. Long Beach, Ca. 90807
The 4,900 square foot house was built in 1928. Other movies filmed at this location include Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Not Another Teen Movie.
Not Another Teen Movie
Lloyd decodes the paper - 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena, Ca. 91101
(Pasadena Public Library)
The library was designed by architect Myron Hunt and built in 1927. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 28th, 1980 as part of the Pasadena Civic Center District. Other movies filmed at this location include Legally Blonde and Matilda.
Francis gets a newspaper - 314 W. 6th St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90731
The checkered sidewalk noticeable in the film is still there today.
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