Phantasm, 1979

Director

Don Coscarelli

Cast

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San Francisco: Flights: San Francisco International Airport

Tourist info: San Francisco tourism

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, over the bay from San Francisco (tel: 510.615.5555. The grounds are free, and there are guided tours to the house, April to September)

Trivia

Dunsmuir is seen again as the home of Stacey Sutton in 1985 Bond movie A View to a Kill, in the Bette Davis-Oliver Reed horror Burnt Offerings and in Mike Myers 1993 black comedy So I Married An Axe Murderer.

Phantasm location, Dunsmuir House and Gardens

Phantasm location: the mausoleum: Dunsmuir House and Gardens

Photograph courtesy: Oakland Convention and Visitors Bureau

The exterior of the spooky ‘Morningside’ mausoleum of this bizarre horror-comedy is Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, over the bay from San Francisco, a location familiar from movies such as Mike MyersSo I Married an Axe Murderer, Burnt Offerings and A View to a Kill. It is open to the public. The interior was a set.

The main street, with the ice cream parlor, is Julian, a southern California mining town about 40 miles northeast of San Diego.




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