Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Locations
Locations Manager(s): René Brun
Under their watchful eye, the following special places were used for filming "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels":
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was shot on location in the South of France.
The house where Michael Cane's character, Lawrence Jamieson, lives in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is in the 'Bay of Millionaires' on the Cap D'Antibes. It can be found at 43 32'51.11 N 7 07'40.95 E on Google Earth. [Thanks to Richard Smith]
When Freddy Benson rolls into town in his young female companion's Ferrari with Lawrence and the French police chief watching, the location used is is a small town just outside Nice called Villefranche. There are other scenes in the film which show Villefranche too. Villefranche is about 5kms east of Nice and about 12kms west of Monaco. [Thanks to JulieMB]
The railway station used at the beginning of the film is Villefranche and the scene where Steve Martin is 'shopping' while Anton Rogers looks on with Mrs Larson is outside the Casino in Beaulieau. They are all fabulous places to visit, and all within a short distance to each other. [Thanks to Raymond & Guy Singleton]
The Casino is in Beaulieu at the La Rotunde 100m from the genuine Casino.
The hotel used by Janice Colgate is the Grand Hotel Cap Ferret, situated at the end of the peninsula. [Thanks to Guy Singleton]
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