Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Birds (1963)


A Hitchcock classic, and a personal favorite of mine.  Something's fowl in the town of Bodega Bay.  It's under attack from birds shortly after a mysterious, attractive blonde rolls into town.  There really isn't much of a town of Bodega Bay.  What wasn't shot on the Universal backlot was shown in paintings, but it is a beautiful place to visit nonetheless. 

The Birds was filmed in Bodega, Bodega Bay, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA

Location: Opening Shot
Address: Geary St & Powell St, San Francisco, CA   Union Square









Location: Melanie Drives to Bodega Bay
Address: Bay Hill Road, Bodega Bay, CA







Location: Bodega Bay School

Address: 17100 Bodega Lane, Bodega, CA












Annie Hayward's House was just a facade built next to the school





Location: Melanie Rents a Boat
Address: 835 CA-1, Bodega Bay, CA


This shot was taken at The Tides restaurant.  




Location: The Brenner House
Address: Westshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA


The house was demolished but the trees are still there.







Location: The Children Run For Their Lives
Address: Taylor St, Bodega Bay, CA



2011



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2011



2015





Location: The Tide Restaurant
Address: 835 CA-1, Bodega Bay, CA


The Tides Restaurant has gone under major renovations since it appeared in the film...

2011



2015







I'm glad I wasn't in that car...



What are you lookin' at?











Locations Visited: November 2011, November 2015

4 comments:

  1. Those were great, just wish u got them from same angles.

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    1. Thanks, most of the pictures are from 2011 long before I started trying to match the shots from the movies. I didn't have much time last November. I was really there just to get the dock from The Fog. I had to hurry to Santa Rosa for Scream locations before the sun set. But I'm sure I'll be back again.

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  2. The neighbouring farm was located at 15000 Hwy 1, Valley Ford, CA
    38.328020, -122.936011

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    1. Thanks Paul! You never cease to amaze me!

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