Yes, it’s back, for one day only!
The game is simple: I post a picture of a movie location, you guess which movie it’s from. Hints will appear after the picture; highlight them to read. Using TinEye or Google in ANY WAY is cheating. There are no prizes, other than bragging rights.
LOCATION #1 – This home played a central role in a 1940s film that’s considered THE classic of its genre.
HINTS (highlight to view): I hope you have enough insurance!
LOCATION #2 – Although this building has appeared in many TV shows and movies, the film I’m thinking of was an 80s smash.
HINTS (highlight to view): I hope you’re from the right side of the tracks!
LOCATION #3 – This restaurant is seen at the beginning of a 1970s smash hit. The studio, however, was sure would be a giant flop.
HINTS (highlight to view): If you’re not leaving you’re… and if you’re not dead you’re…
Answers after the jump!
Location #1 is a private home at 6301 Quebec Drive in Hollywood Hills. It was the home of Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) in the 1944 classic Double Indemnity:
Location #2 is John Marshall High School at 3939 Tracy Street, Los Angeles. It became “Meadowbrook High School” in Pretty in Pink and was also used in the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer film.
Location #3 is Lenny’s Pizza at 1969 86th Street, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. John Travolta stops there for a slice of pizza at the beginning of Saturday Night Fever: