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In Pictures: Hitchhiker's Guide
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Buena Vista International (UK)
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In the finished version, computer effects have been added around the quarry so it looks like the travellers visit the heart of the Vogon city
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Buena Vista International (UK)
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The crew filmed at the quarry for just over two weeks in June and July 2004
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Buena Vista International (UK)
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Martin Freeman, from TV show The Office, stars as Arthur Dent in the movie
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Buena Vista International (UK)
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The film version has followed well-known radio and television versions of the Hitchhiker's Guide
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Buena Vista International (UK)
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Warwick Davis, aka Marvin the Paranoid Android, enjoys a break and a breath of fresh air on set
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Sam Rockwell and Mos Def star as Zaphod Beeblebrox and Ford Prefect in the film
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Marvin is the ship's robot on the starship called Heart of Gold
Recce at Trefil Quarry (Pic from Wales Screen Commission)
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The location team saw the potential of the quarry during an early visit to the site
Recce at Trefil Quarry (Pic from Wales Screen Commission)
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Director Garth Jennings said the quarry was fantastic when he was first shown pictures
Recce at Trefil Quarry (Pic from Wales Screen Commission)
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Diggers helped prepare the quarry for its starring role in the comic adventure



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