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Spectre, Alabama

spectre Spectre, Alabama is a fictional town and custom movie set, built for Tim Burton's fantasy film Big Fish. The set is located on an island in the middle of a river outside of Montgomery.

During the movie, Edward Bloom, played by both Ewan McGregor and Albert Finney visited the hidden town. Once when he was "too early", and again when he was "too late". To the left is a still photo from the movie showing the town of Spectre before the "outsiders" came and ruined it.

Today the set sits derelict on a private island. Most of the outbuildings have collapsed or been burned. The movie magic has worn thin as some of the Spanish Moss-covered trees are exposing their Styrofoam, showing they too are just part of the set.

Note: This movie set sits on a private island. You will need permission from the land owners to visit.

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