Gran Canaria Hasn’t Been This full Of A-listers Since 1956. Here’s Why Hollywood Is Back

The original Gran Canaria blockbuster back in 1954

The original Gran Canaria blockbuster back in 1956

When Shirley Maclaine filmed Wild Oats in Gran Canaria, she wrote a book about the experience.

It’s mostly about how she reconnected with her past life in Atlantis while the film crew searched the island’s sofas for change; Wild Oats was a shoestring production.

But they got it filmed and you can read all about it in Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure (if you dare). It’s a fascinating account of how a Hollywood diva sees the world from her suite.

At least the book made it into print. Wild Oats is still in post-production and doesn’t have a release date.

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