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project, spawned a distinct sub-genre-giant bugs on attack. Them! (1956), however, the most famous film, was I shot in the Mojave Desert, although James Whitmore, one of the stars, wears a pretty good duplicate of a New Mexico State Police uniform. Two other famous films ostensibly set in New Mexico but not filmed here include The Andromeda Strain, (1976), where "Piedmont, N

.M." actually was Shafter, Texas. And in a film about an alleged UFO ; incident, Roswell, (1996), Bisbee, Ariz., stood in for the New Mexico city because producers were afraid snow would interfere with a story that takes place in July. "That was another a

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