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SONY PICTURES STUDIOS TO OFFER TWILIGHT TOURS

Culver City, CA – Sony Pictures Studios announced that visitors are now able to take Twilight Tours of the historic studio every Thursday evening through October 1st.

“From The Wizard of Oz to Spider-Man 3, this is the lot where dreams are made,†said Pam Byrne, Director of Studio Services. “Now people can enjoy warm summer evenings by experiencing the glamour and history of Sony Pictures Studios. Our Twilight Tours offer the perfect opportunity to treat family, friends and out-of-town guests to a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable Hollywood experience.â€

The tours last approximately 2 hours and begin at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of Sony Pictures Plaza. Free parking is available under the Sony Pictures Plaza building off Madison Avenue in Culver City, between West Washington Boulevard and Culver Boulevard.

“This is a working studio, so people walking the lot during their tour may have a chance to see an actual set for a motion picture or television show or, on occasion, actors and extras on the lot for a shoot,†said Byrne.
(Sentence deleted). Visitors will often see actual Oscar® statuettes celebrating a number of Columbia Pictures’ “Best Picture†awards, as well as Scoring and Foley stages, and the sets of television shows like Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Props such as the motorcycles from Ghost Rider, the neuralizer from Men in Black, (portion deleted) the cryptex from The DaVinci Code and a model of Godzilla’s baby are among many other cinema icons also on display.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is currently the #1 studio in Hollywood in domestic box office receipts. Over the past year, it has released such popular films as The Da Vinci Code, Super Bad, Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Ghost Rider and Spider-Man 3.

For more information about the Twilight Tours, or to make reservations, please call 310-520-TOUR (8687) or 323-520-TOUR (8687). Admission is $28 per person. Discounted rates for group and student tours are available. Children 12 and older are welcome. Dress weather appropriate, and this is a walking tour,(deletion) comfortable footwear is recommended. Sony Pictures Studios also offers tours during the day, Monday-to-Friday. Sony Pictures Studios is located at 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232. For further information and directions to the studio, visit www.sonypicturesstudios.com.

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