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Posted inEducation, Higher Education

Fake Harvard

For all the mentions of Harvard in movies, few film crews actually get permission to shoot in Harvard Yard. As a 1999 story in the Harvard Crimson explains, the 1969 filming of “Love Story” created such a mess—damaging and killing trees with fake snow—that Harvard decided to adopt a stricter policy when allowing commercial film […]