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Tintin and France

#1 · Posted: 2 Apr 2005 03:56
Recently I am looking for the French things that Hergé adopted. What I found were the Marlinspike hall, a small house in Nyon and the place, Saint-Nazaire.
Are they all? Has anyone done research like this before?
Could you please kindly tell me your discoveries?

Thank you! :-)
#2 · Posted: 2 Apr 2005 09:18 · Edited by: yamilah
a small house in Nyon

Err... Nyon (and Rolle) are Swiss towns, on the northern shore of Lake Geneva.

About French 'things' (I love that word):
1. At the end of King Ottokar's Sceptre, Tintin flies back from Douma to Marseilles, a harbour in the South of France;
2. The Eiffel tower is searched by the Thom(p)sons at the end of Prisoners of the Sun, and you can see Paris at its feet.

That's about all, imho...
#3 · Posted: 3 Apr 2005 00:10 · Edited by: Moderator
Ahh, seems that I forgot the famous Eiffel Tower!

Yamilah, thanks for your help; my geography is not very good...!

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