back lot
  an area, on studio property, in an open-air, outdoor space away from the studio stages, where real-life situations with backgrounds are filmed; contrasted to on-location shoots that are more expensive; various studios in the Los Angeles area offer back lot tours.
  Examples: big-city intersections, western streets are often filmed on back lots; above is the backlot of Universal Studios where some scenes were shot for Back to the Future (1985)

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • back lot — Motion Pictures. an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes. Also, backlot. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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