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The “It’s A Wonderful Life” Train Station

Dec 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Movie Locations

If there is anything I have learned over the past ten-plus years that I have lived in Southern California, it is that stalking tips often come from the most unlikely of places.  Take for instance this past weekend.  The Grim Cheaper’s father has long been a collector of model trains, so last Sunday afternoon the GC headed over to the Whistle Stop train store in Pasadena to do some Christmas shopping for his dad.  While there he stumbled upon some vintage locomotive photographs taken by […]

The Martini House from “It’s A Wonderful Life”

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Locations

As difficult as it may be to believe, even though I absolutely love Christmas and even though I am a huge film buff, up until this past weekend I had never in my life watched the 1946 holiday classic It’s A Wonderful Life. I know, I know, for a person like me, not having seen that movie borders on sacrilege!  But when fellow stalker David contacted me a few months back and let me know that he had tracked down a location used in the […]

Miracle on 34th Street

Dec 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I wanted to publish this post on Christmas day, but unfortunately ran out of time. Better late than never! Anyway, one of my all-time favorite Christmas movies is the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street. So, of course, every December while in New York, I drag my boyfriend out to stalk the main filming location used in the movie – the famous Macy’s department store located at the intersection of 34th Street and Broadway.

The Miracle on 34th Street Macy’s, which is also known as […]