Article: Explore 100 years of movie and television filming in Las Vegas

Article: Explore 100 years of movie and television filming in Las Vegas

From the Las Vegas Optic

Sheriff Walt Longmire sits in his office overlooking Durant, Wyo. Down the street, Max Evans, an alien, kisses Liz Ortecho, a human, outside the Crashdown Cafe. On the other side of the river, Llewelyn Moss and Anton Chigurh exchange gunfire in the streets.

All of these things happened, separately of course, in Las Vegas — all part of the Meadow City’s extensive film history.

Since 1913, filmmakers have been using Las Vegas’ diverse architecture and picturesque landscapes as stand-ins for dozens of locations — everywhere from Ciudad Juárez to New York City.