Venice High School
Born in Mississippi on December 2, 1981, Britney Spears later moved with her family to Kentwood, Louisiana, where her mother had her audition for the Mickey Mouse Club. Rejected, she hangs on and continues to train in dancing and singing. Noticed by a New York agent, she distinguished herself in small roles on Broadway and returned to the Mickey Mouse Club. In 1997, she made her debut in the music industry, being rejected several times by record companies.
That’s when the song …Baby One More Time landed in his hands.
Subjected to an infernal rhythm, Britney Spears promotes her song by performing in shopping malls. When the single is finally released, 500 000 copies are sold in 24 hours. The video is directed by Nigel Dick, a director known for the videos of Welcome to the Jungle and Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses as well as Rocket by Def Leppard. The opportunity for the young woman to return to high school. The film crew moved to Venice High School, where John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John once had their romance in the cult film Grease. Not only is the location particularly photogenic, but it is also popular for opening its doors to filming.
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The clip of ...Baby One More Time accumulates more than 750 million views on YouTube.
Venice High School
A public school located in Venice Beach, Venice High School not only educates its students, but also opens its doors to many film shoots.
Inaugurated in 1911, Venice High has welcomed many celebrities including Beau Bridges, Crispin Glover and Karen Fukuhara, but it is still known for its iconic setting, which has been used many times in movies and television. It is first of all in Grease that the establishment owes its popularity. It then appeared in A Nightmare on Elm Street, American History X and Fatal Games. The team of the series Glee also turned there. In addition to Britney Spears, videos for Bowling for Soup, Cher Lloyd and Young MC were also produced there.
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By Gilles Rolland
Passionné de cinéma, de rock and roll, de séries TV et de littérature. Rédacteur de presse et auteur des livres Le Heavy Metal au cinéma, Paroles de fans Guns N' Roses, Paroles de fans Rammstein et Welcome to my Jungle : 100 albums rock et autres anecdotes dépareillées. Adore également voyager à la recherche des lieux les plus emblématiques de la pop culture.