Great Life Great Love – Happy 100 Santa Monica Pier

lizkelly_paramount_vault_21by Liz H. Kelly

Great Life Great Love is here to help you build a Great Life to attract Great Love! Liz Kelly Live presents this cool fireworks video from the beach at the Santa Monica Pier’s 100th Anniversary Party on 09/09/09! Many Hollywood movies were also filmed on this pier and gave us some great life lessons. Below are 5 films shot at this hot movie location. But first, sit back, enjoy the fireworks show, and fill your life up with fun events like these!
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Movies Filmed on the Santa Monica Pier

1973 – The Sting
Paul Newman and Robert Redford
Scene – The merry-go-round and hippodrome were memorable sets in the film The Sting, although the story was set in Chicago.
Lesson – Watch out for con men who will take advantage of you.

1994 – Forrest Gump
Tom Hanks and Robin Penn Wright
Scene – When Forrest runs across country, his journey ends at the Santa Monica Pier.
Lesson – If you run with confidence, everyone will follow.

1995 – The Net
Sandra Bullock and Jeremy Northam
Scene – Sandra hides out from Jeremy near the Santa Monica Pier.
Lesson – Be careful who you trust, and epescially with your data.

2005 – Thank You for Smoking
Aaron Eckhart and Katie Holmes
Scene – Aaron is walking on the pier giving his son Joey advice.
Lesson – Don’t expect a reporter to keep your bedroom secrets out of the press.

2009 – Hannah Montana: The Movie
Miley Cyrus, Jason Earles and Emily Osment
Scene – Hannah goes on the rides and has a concert on the pier.
Lesson – Don’t skip life’s little pleasures, even if you become a superstar.

What other movies were filmed on the Santa Monica Pier in the past 100 years? What can we learn about love from these stories? If you want to get on a fast track to Great Love, give us a call for Life Coaching and/or Dating Coaching. We all deserve Great Love. Ready?

(c) Liz H. Kelly, Great Life Great Love,, 2009

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