Famous Locations

Here’s something you won’t see everyday (or at least won’t recognize).  This was the used car lot that Janet Leigh visited in the early part of the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Psycho.  It’s located in Universal City, Ca. and although it looks a bit different then it did in 1960, some parts can still be  [ Read More ]

This tunnel, located at Griffith Park in Hollywood, California, was used in the climactic road scene in Back to the Future II, it was also used in the 1988 comedy, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. It is obviously a favorite filming spot for director Robert Zemeckis.  They put a false front on it for Roger Rabbit.

This house, located in Van Nuys, California, was where a lot of the Pirromount comedy, A Polish Vampire in Burbank (1983) was filmed. A castle set was built in the garage, and the pool party sequence was filmed in the back yard. A car stunt was filmed right in front. Oddly enough, some of the  [ Read More ]

This is the neighborhood where Jamie Lee Curtis had that tragic evening of babysitting in the 1978 John Carpenter movie, Halloween. The houses are located in the heart of Hollywood, right off Sunset Blvd. Unlike many of the neighborhoods in Hollywood, this one looks like middle America. The Myers house is not here. That is  [ Read More ]

This staircase was utilized in the academy award winning Laurel and Hardy short film, “The Music Box” from 1932. It is located in Silverlake, California. It won the academy award for best short of 1932, and continues to entertain audiences. I believe the staircase was also used in one of the Three Stooges shorts.

Located in the heart of Hollywood, this famous location has been seen in numerous movies and television shows. It’s probably most famously known for as the entrance to the Batcave in the 60’s Batman TV series.

This was the church location used in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films. It’s located in Lancaster, California and still functions as a working house of worship.

This is the street Johnny Depp and Martin Landau walked down when he gave that famous “I have no home” speech.

This was the location of the hotel where Julia Roberts’ character lived in the 1990 movie “Pretty Woman.” It’s located in Hollywood, Calif. right off of Hollywood Blvd. It doesn’t look much different than it did in the 1990 motion picture, other than a few cosmetic improvements.

This Los Angeles house was used in the 1972 Woody Allen Comedy, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, but Were Afraid to Ask.” It was used in the transvestite segment starring character actor Jou Jacobi. You’ll notice that the neighborhood hasn’t changed a bit in 40 years. Remarkable.