In real life, the original home was located at 245 N. Saltair Ave, in West Los Angeles.
Later, the Disney company built a copy of the house at their Disney Studios in Orlando's Disney World, and it became part of the studio tour there, until it (the replica) was torn down in 2003.
But the original home still stands in the hills of Brentwood (although a wall & high foliage makes it difficult to see much of the home when you drive by).
is a private home. Do not trespass on their property,
That neighborhood is Carroll
Avenue (east of downtown L.A., the same street where you'll
find the "Charmed"
house), and the main house in that video can be found at 1345
In the 1984 Randy Newman music video "I LOVE L.A.," we see a giant donut emblazoned with the name "Randy's" on the side. This is a real donut shop called "Randy's Donuts"; it's located in Inglewood, at 805 W. Manchester Boulevard, just west of the San Diego (405) Freeway. (See the video)
This mammoth donut has also been seen in a number of movies, including 2010's "IRON MAN 2", 1985's "INTO THE NIGHT," with Michelle Pfeiffer, 1989's "EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY" (with Geena Davis), 1991's "BREATHLESS" (with Richard Gere) and 1983's "LOVE LETTERS" (with Jamie Lee Curtis) *
The same towers were used in "MOONLIGHTING" with Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis. [Buy CD]
If you've seen the TV series "CHiPs" or any other number of Hollywood productions about the weird side of L.A. beach life, then you've glimpsed the infamous Venice Boardwalk (Ocean Front Walk), just south of Santa Monica. It's here that producers love to capture mimes, jugglers, fire-breathers and bikinied blondes roller skating while wearing headphones...
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