Thursday, May 5, 2016

Michael Jackson - Thriller (1983)

Before Michael Myers terrified me as a child, Michael Jackson's video opus had me sleeping with the lights on and checking under the bed.
Thriller would change MTV forever.  Well, until reality television came along. The fusion of music and filmmaking created a spectacular thirteen minute video from his transformation into a werewolf, through his serenading a former Playboy centerfold down the foggy road to the elaborately choreographed zombie dance.  It's no wonder Thriller has been hailed the greatest music video of all time.

Thriller was filmed in Los Angeles, CA

Location: The Palace Theater
Address: 630 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Location: The Zombies Dance
Address: 3692 Union Pacific Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Location: The House
Address: 1345 Caroll Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Locations Visited: November 2004, March 2016

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