Incredible footage reveals ‘Hollywood in the Desert’ where hundreds of blockbusters including Game of Thrones, Gladiator and The Mummy were shot.
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Atlas Studios was used in countless hit films and TV shows after opening in 1983 in Ouarzazete, Morocco including Ben Hur, Lawrence of Arabia and The Grand Tour
Plenty of fake blood has been spilled in the temples and training grounds of this now abandoned movie set.
Photographer Bob Thissen, 31, discovered the faded glamour of the site known as ‘Hollywood in the Desert’ earlier this month.Bob who has been an urban explorer, known as urbexing, for over ten years, discovered the sites on Google Earth and was uncertain whether they’d still be standing.
“I tried my luck and went there, hoping it was abandoned, forgotten and not demolished.”Several miles off-road into the desert, Bob discovered the ‘forgotten sets’ that had been abandoned and documented his finds.