Marcel Pagnol bought La Buzine in 1941 and wanted to turn it into a film city in Marseille and create a real «Hollywood Provençal». He knows the
castle, whose owner and dog is said to have frightened his mother in his childhood on the way to the holidays.
The Château de la Buzine, built in 1867, achieved world fame with «My Father's Glory» and «My Mother's Castle», Marcel Pagnol's two-volume memoirs and the 1990 film versions.
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