Vegas on TV

BEHIND THE CAMERA: ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ traded Bruce Willis for George Clooney (and his keg of Guinness), missed out on Bill Murray and made stars of the Bellagio fountains

Vegas personified? Ocean’s Eleven. Simple as that. Vegas purists will, naturally, always prefer the 1960 Rat Packer original — with the numeral in the title …

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Vegas on TV

BEHIND THE CAMERA: ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ escaped being a cartoon, gambled its production budget at the tables and earned Johnny Depp praise from Russians

Regarding this flick as one of the great cinematic portraits of Las Vegas confirms one indisputable fact: You’re stoned — which aligns nicely with the …

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AIN’T NO FOUNTAINS HIGH ENOUGH: A daunting jump over Caesars Palace waterworks couldn’t deter Evel Knievel — but the water won, Dec. 31, 1967

Jump-suited fountain-jumper (well, almost-jumper) Evel Knievel’s crazy-man stunt over the Caesars Palace fountains still stands as an extreme sports milestone 51 years later, even though Knievel, his bike and the pavement had an unfortunate rendezvous.

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