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The Pasadena Main Branch of Bank of the West from “Falcon Crest”

Nov 13th, 2015 | By | Category: TV Locations

For years now, I have been trying to track down the bank where Terry Dolittle (Whoopi Goldberg) worked in the 1986 comedy Jumpin’ Jack Flash.  It is one of those locations that always sits fixed at the back of my mind, images of it constantly floating around in my head.  So when I came across photographs of the Pasadena Main Branch of Bank of the West, which bears a striking resemble to the bank where Terry worked, on a Noirish Los Angeles forum, my heart […]

The Chandler Estate from “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”

Oct 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

The Chandlers are widely considered to be one of L.A.’s “first families.”  Patriarch Harry not only served as publisher of the Los Angeles Times for 27 years, but was largely responsible for developing the San Fernando Valley, the Hollywood Hills and Dana Point in the O.C., as well.  He was also instrumental in the construction of some of the city’s most famous structures including the Biltmore Hotel, the Hollywood Bowl, the California Institute of Technology and the Los Angeles Coliseum.  So when I found out […]