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15 Cheesy Details Reminding Us Why We Still Love 'The Notebook'

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The Notebook has become almost a cult classic for romance fans. Thanks to IMDB, we went back and found some details that you may have missed from this love story for the ages. 

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    Ryan Gosling Actually Built The Kitchen Table

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    Ryan Gosling built the kitchen table featured in the movie, in preparation for his role as Noah.

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    Ryan Gosling Would Row The Ashley River Every Morning 

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    Ryan Gosling prepared for his role by living in Charleston, South Carolina before filming began. For two months, he rowed the Ashley River every morning and built furniture during the day.

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    Gena Rowlands Is The Mother Of The Director

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    Gena Rowlands, who played older Allie in the movie is Nick Cassavetes' mother.

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    The "7 Years Later" Scenes Between Noah And Allie Were Shot First

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    The "after 7 years" Allie and Noah scenes were shot first, and then the crew/cast went on Christmas break. Ryan Gosling had to lose the beard and 20 lbs he'd had as the older Noah, and come back to play the young Noah.

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