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Film set signs specialize in misdirection

Film set signs specialize in misdirection

Many people in Los Angeles know that those bright yellow rectangular signs that pop up periodically in their neighborhoods mean a TV show or movie is being filmed nearby. What they may not know is that the production information on those signs is often misleading — a usually successful attempt to prevent rabid fans or ardent paparazzi from discovering that the nearby production is a big feature film or popular TV show. "The names are completely different to throw people off," said Lori Balton, a location manager and president of the Location Managers Guild of America. "It's just easier to fly under the radar." PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments The...

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