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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:31 pm

Great find once again! Here's a couple from "Knight Sting":

It's already been established earlier in this thread that the embassy from this episode is located at 3431 Waverly Drive in Los Angeles and was used as Helios in "Chariot of Gold" and Taneka's compound in "Knight of the Rising Sun". One additional scene from "Sting" was filmed here too - where Michael gets in Carascas' limo while Vascone removes a blocked tree.

The bottom right red arrow is where the limo is, the other arrow shows the roof of the same building you see in the background of the screenshot:

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I also found another filming location from "Sting" - "Alicia Craven-Hall's" home - 2423 Nottingham Ave in Los Angeles. This one was easy to find - note the Griffith Observatory in the background of the screenshot!

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And I believe this is the garage where the Lynx Imperial was housed:
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Another one crossed off the list!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by mightymouth » Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:08 pm

Hello there,

any idea where is the "retreat in the mountains" from "White Bird" ?

sorry if it has already been discovered, but I didn't find it in this topic :(

Thank You !!! :)
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:44 pm

I don't know where this location is, but it's been used twice - once as Cavanaugh's casino in "Knight By a Nose" and once in "Out of the Woods" as Dutton's home:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by mightymouth » Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:22 pm

Thanks for the clue Joe; still wish someone will be able to smoke it out :roll:

In the meantime I have another place which I'm interested in: "The Woodgrove School for Young Ladies"
where Michael meets Katherine Granger in " Knight in Shining Armor"


PS: I visited your Trans-Am construction blog and I found the - day by day - job very interesting
and well done ! :good:
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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:05 am

Thanks to a post of My_Friend_KITT on the other thread "NEW Game: Spot the Comtron Truck". I just realize that the location of ATM in "The Wrong Crowd" also appeared in "Hills of Fire". See earlier post on page 12: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11725&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=275#p153940

In the Hills of Fire, the location was used as Sandra Rusk's office, and a different ATM was installed. But this time, KITT hacked the bank computer and gave the homeless $5 :)

(left column: The Wrong Crowd; right column: Hills of Fire)
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Dec 21, 2008 8:39 am

It was right in front of our face the entire time! Good find, one_man!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:53 am

"KITT the Cat" - the scene where Michael visits Grace at the tennis courts, and then KITT auto drives to catch Lt. Barth:

Griffith Park Drive Courts
Griffith Park
Los Angeles, CA

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Take note of the Merry Go-Round:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:05 pm

Here's another great one I found recently, this time from "Halloween Knight" - the location where Michael is almost run down by the car and the following chase/turbo boost:

The place where Michael is nearly run down (after visiting "Parkdale Cleaners") is on Hartsook St near Sepulveda Blvd in Los Angeles:

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The scene then cuts to the red car swerving around a corner and down an alley, with KITT in pursuit. That scene has the red car and KITT turning right onto Otsego St from Sepulveda Blvd, and then taking the first left on Otsego down an alley:

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The turbo boost through the glass truck takes place in the alley between Hartsook and Magnolia Blvd. Notice the building circled on the map below - it's the same one seen in the left side of the picture below (and also the same complex where Parkdale Cleaners is located!):
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After the turbo, KITT stops at the intersections of the alley and Magnolia:
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While the red getaway car takes a left out of the alley on to Magnolia and then a right back on to Sepulveda:
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And finally, here's a map of the entire chase sequence. You can see that it doesn't make much sense in the real world! But hey, this is Knight Rider...

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:37 pm

Found two locations -

from "Knight Sting" and "Knight of the Rising Sun":

Miner St.
San Pedro, CA

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From "Knight Sting" - the scene where Michael rescues Bonnie and Gaye:

Also on Miner St, just further up:

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1 corresponds to the building seen two images up. 2 corresponds to the row of doors seen on the right in the picture above:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:17 pm

Here's one that's pretty high on my wish list, but I haven't had any luck finding it...the museum from "Chariot of Gold":

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The only clue comes in the last picture above. A sign in the background:

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Looks like it says "Damark Industries Inc."

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:39 am

Got me on that one Joe! I'm googled out!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:50 am

Season 1, No Big Thing
time code: 9:52
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location: Flume Canyon Dr, Valyermo, CA 93563
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&g ... 8392752915

red arrow: KITT's path (Flume Canyon Dr --> turn into Big Pines Highway)
the rectangle indicates the cottage in the KR scene.
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I happened to see this scene and took a picture during my KR-tour in June.
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&g ... 5142986473
This scene took place right after the scenes of 'lake' and 'Big Pines Station':
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:02 pm

"Many Happy Returns" - the scene where Michael dives into the ocean to avoid a car:

Car turns on to Wharf St from South Seaside Ave in San Pedro, CA. Wharf St. has changed dramatically since the show, but the intersection where the car turns is still relatively the same:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Wed Dec 24, 2008 7:12 pm

Joe, speaking of "Many Happy Returns", the building of Lowell Ind. is also high on the wish list.
I searched Long Beach and San Pedro harbors and got no luck. Here are some frames:
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:39 pm

That's funny you posted that, one_man...I spent a good hour today trying to find that Lowell Industries building as well. If you look at some of the clips of the hovercraft in the water, you can see land in the far off distance...that might be a clue...

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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:19 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Garthe Knight escapes the FLAG Semi.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 01:15:40
Here is how it really looks today, December 26, 2008 at 9:43am.
This is south of the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Road exit on NV-159 (Charleston Blvd.).
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Screen capture from "Goliath," the middle of August 1983 at around noon.
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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:36 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Ron's view of the Warehouse
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 00:03:07
August 1983
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Here is how it really looks today, December 26, 2008 at 9:17am.
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And at 9:55am.
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This is a location for CertainTeed Gypsum.
Three doors for the west side of the warehouse have been blocked.
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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:50 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Opening Scene and Title.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 0:02:12-0:02:26
I stitched some screen shots for this panorama.
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Today, December 26, 2008 at 9:28 am.
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and the title...
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Knight Rider: "Goliath": Garthe drives away in convertible.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 01:16:06
26 seconds after the escape.
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Twenty-five years later, Garthe Knight is long gone, or is he?
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December 26, 2008 at 9:42am.
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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:41 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Entry driveway to warehouse.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 00:03:19
View from August 1983
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Views from the other side of the bulldozer, December 26, 2008 at 9:56am.
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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:44 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Electricity up the driveway from NV-159.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 00:03:35
August 1983
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Post by tedpro » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:49 pm

Knight Rider: "Goliath": Doors were covered.
The Day After Christmas Knight

Season 2: Disc 1: Side A: Time index: 00:04:02
Here are the three doors on the west end of the warehouse. Door #3!
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:29 pm

Good job Ted! My i haven't been out to Red Rock in ages.

On a side note The scene's for Star Trek Generations (Veridan 3) were shot at the Valley of Fire state park. It's where Capt Kirk was killed.

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Post by one_man » Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:36 pm

Season 1: The Topaz Connection
Scene: "KITT, plot me a route to Las Vegas off major highways"

The desert route (where Michael phoned Devon) after this scene has been posted in page 11.
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11725&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=250#p149602

There are two major cues to this location:
1. California Aqueduct
2. Crystalaire Country Club (this is the only 'oasis' around)

real location:
approx. 32386 Valyermo Rd, South Antelope Valley, CA
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&g ... iwloc=addr

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red ellipse: location of 'desert ending' scene in most episodes of season 1.
see thread: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11678

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:06 am

Anyone in the San Francisco area that can get shots from Knight of the Drones?
I have a pic of the Golden Gate Bridge, just have to find it.

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