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2 Truman Burbank Burbank- Billed as the "Media Capital of the World" and located only a few miles northeast of Hollywood, many media and entertainment companies are headquartered or have significant production facilities in Burbank, including Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Music Group, NBC Universal, The Walt Disney Company, ABC, Cartoon Network Studios, and Nickelodeon.


4 Sirius Sirius- Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky. The name "Sirius" is derived from the Ancient Greek: Σείριος Seirios ("glowing" or "scorcher").


6 Christof Christ- The word Christ (or similar spellings) appears in English and most European languages, owing to the Greek usage of Christós (transcribed in Latin as Christus) in the New Testament as a description for Jesus. Christ has now become a name, one part of the name "Jesus Christ", but originally it was a title (the Messiah) and not a name

7 Creator Motif

8 Meryl Burbank Meryl Streep- an American actress and singer who has worked in theatre, television, and film. From the 1970s until the present, she has been widely regarded as the most talented and respected film actress of her era.


10 Marlon Marlon Brando- Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949, a decision for which he was severely criticized when his star began to dim in the 1960s and he was excoriated for squandering his talents. No actor ever exerted such a profound influence on succeeding generations of actors as did Brando


12 (Marlon) Louis Coltrane Louis Armstrong- a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the music's focus from collective improvisation to solo performance. With his instantly recognizable deep and distinctive gravelly voice, resembling the sound of a trumpet, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser John Coltrane- an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront


14 Lauren Lauren Bacall- an American film and stage actress and model, known for her distinctive husky voice and sultry looks. In 1999, Bacall was ranked #20 of the 25 actresses on the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars list by the American Film Institute. In 2009, she was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to receive an Academy Honorary Award "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures."


16 Garland (Lauren) Judy Garland- an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years and for her renowned contralto voice, she attained international stardom as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage


18 Angela Burbank Angela Lansbury- an English actress and singer in theatre, television, and motion pictures. Her career has spanned eight decades and earned an unsurpassed number of performance Tony Awards with five wins.


20 Kirk Burbank Kirk Douglas- cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name give to his best-selling 1988 autobiography) of Russian- Jewish ancestry to become a bona fide superstar.


22 Rita Rita Hayworth- an American film actress and dancer who attained fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars. She appeared in 61 films over 37 years and is listed as one of the American Film Institute's Greatest Stars of All Time.


24 Vivian (Truman’s new love intest…) Vivien Leigh an English actress lauded for her beauty (was married to Laurence Olivier)


26 Lawrence (work in Truman’s office- colleague) Laurence Olivier- was an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered actors of the 20th century


28 Spencer (Truman’s neighbor) Spencer Tracy- was an American actor. Respected for his natural style and versatility, Tracy was one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. In a screen career that spanned 37 years, he was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor—a record he holds with Laurence Olivier—of which he won two.


30 Pluto

31 Santa Maria The Santa Maria- Truman manages to overcome his fear of the water and sails away from the town in a small boat named Santa Maria (the name of the ship in which Christopher Columbus discovered the New World).


33 Omnes Pro Uno, Unus Pro Omnibus, Latin phrase “Omnes Pro Uno” is sprawled across it. The phrase translates to “All for One,” which alludes to Christof’s world of Seahaven specially created for and revolving around his main attraction Truman. The complete phrase is the motto for The Three Musketeers, “Unus Pro Omnibus, Omnes Pro Uno”, meaning “One for all, all for one.”


35 Street Names Lancaster Square Stewart Avenue Barrymore Road Taylor Point Demille Street


37 Culture: Moby Dick In Moby Dick, Ishmael winds up floating to safety on the coffin Queequeg had built when he thought he was going to die from a fever.


39 Religion: Christof “Cue the Sun” And God said, Let there be light: 2 Cor. 4.6 and there was light. I am the Creator - of a television show that gives hope and joy and inspiration to millions.

40 Religion: Eden “Christof basically runs Truman's version of the Garden of Eden. In the Bible, God created Eden for Adam and Eve to live in paradise, where He watched over them and protected them.”

41 Religion: Eucharist Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you" (John 6:53). Eat me, dammit. That's an order.

42 Religion: Psalms 53 (Market with Marlon) …God looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there are any who understand, who seek God. 3 Every one of them has turned aside; They have together become corrupt; There is none who does good, No, not one. Market address is #53

43 Religion: Walking on Water Matthew 14:22-33 Later that night, he was there alone, 24 and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. 25 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.

44 Religion: Psalms 32 (Truman’s neighbor’s address in #32) May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may name of the God of Jacob protect you. 2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion. 3 May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings. [b] 4 May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. 5 May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God.b May the LORD grant all your requests. 6 Now this I know: The LORD gives victory to his anointed. He answers him from his heavenly sanctuary with the victorious power of his right hand.

45 Religion: Psalms 38 (Omnicom) Lord, all my desire is before You; And my sighing is not hidden from You. 10 My heart pants, my strength fails me; As for the light of my eyes, it also has gone from me. 11 My loved ones and my friends stand aloof from my plague, And my relatives stand afar off. 12 Those also who seek my life lay snares for me; Those who seek my hurt speak of destruction, And plan deception all the day long.

46 Religion: Psalms 23 (“Free Truman on 23 rd Poster” He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name' sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: For thou art with me

47 Religion: Psalms 139 …Or where can I flee from Your presence? 8 If I ascend into heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in hell, behold, You are there. 9 If I take the wings of the morning, And dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, 10 Even there Your hand shall lead me…

48 Religion: The Crucifixion Truman on boat, knocked out in shape of cross

49 Religion: The Acsension 2 Corinthians 5:16-17 Therefore from now on we recognize no man according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer. 17 Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

50 Religion: The Resurrection Stance Truman on boat, knocked out in shape of cross

51 … He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name… The Bus Number: #329 The Shepard’s Song




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