Madrid - Parque El Capricho


A noble Park in the claw of a Trash Director! Uuuhh...
Victor Matellano sent me his Photo Story of the filming of the
Gordon Hessler Flick "Murders in the Rue Morgue" in the "Parque El Capricho" in Madrid.
Screenshots and Photos (January 2012) are from Victor Matellano - Special Thanks!

Victor Matellano

El Capricho - Palacio de la Alameda - 1971
Palacio de la Alameda, 2012
"Murders in the Rue Morgue" - Palacio
Fuente de los Delfines
"El Abejero" - "Murders in the Rue Morgue"
"El Abejero"
2012
Another "El Capricho" Location is the old Fortress "El Fortin" - 2012
"El Fortin" - 1971

Other "Murders in the Rue Morgue" Locations are for example ...
Colmenar Viejo - La Dehesa de Navalvillar
Madrid - Plaza El Escorial The "Rue Morgue Theatre" is actually the "Teatro Rojas" in Toledo.
Director Gordon Hessler also had the opportunity to film inside of the Theatre.

Victor also recognized that "Doctor Zhivago" had a small scene in "El Capricho".
"El Capricho" - 1965
A great behind the scenes "Doctor Zhivago" report will be released on 
www.hollywood-in-spain.com this summer (2012)!

In the summer of 2011 I made my own "El Capricho" Location Expedition for the War Movie
Shockbuster "Comando al Infierno". See the whole frenzy here: Hell Commando
The Palacio a Nazi Headquarter?  Comparison photo August 2011
Madrid El Capricho
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