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
Great shot of the African Veldt prior to 1976 (when the rock work was added around the lions).ReplyDelete
I love that hotel decor....especially the wall paper that looks like window shutters!