A while back I bought a 1953 Schwinn Flying Star. My objective was to clean all of the rust off of it, repaint it, and transform it into a Pee Wee Herman bike. Well I am at a point now where the bike itself is done and all I need to do is find as many Pee Wee accessories as I can and hand make the rest. I follow Pee Wee on twitter so I decided to send him a picture of my bike. He is taking his stage show to Broadway so I sent the picture and said "In case you need a ride to NY." Well Pee Wee retweeted it!!!! AHHHHH. Don't believe me? Here's a screen shot.
After the success of Home Alone movie studios did not waste anytime copying the formula (kid outsmarts bad guys). While the worst offender was probably Three Ninjas, Disney was also guilty with Blank Check. They even used it as a selling point! I saw Blank Check in the theater, I remember because it was the only time in my movie going life that the theater manager came out and talked to us about how the movie was filmed in Texas (which is where I live). So, on a recent trip to Austin, I stopped by the Blank Check house. Here is how it appeared in the film: And today: As you can see, they've done quite a bit of remodeling. Not to mention the heavy plant growth which makes it almost unrecognizable. The old garage door is now a window The original entry way has been completely removed. This is the front door now: I drove around to the side and found the back gate open. In the film, the back yard had a pool, go cart t
Congrats Donnie - how about posting a pic of your bike? I promise not share it with Fran-cis!ReplyDelete
will do, as long as it doesn't wind up in the basement of The Alamo.ReplyDelete