The Jerk (1979) Filming Locations
PASADENA – The Gas Station that Nathan R Johnson gets a job, lives, and finally gets chased away by a crazy man is located in Pasadena, California. Unfortunately the gas station was turned into a Carl’s Jr in the 90’s
google street view > 485 N Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
“The Miniature train ride scene”
Griffith Park in California
google street view > 4400 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
“The Carnival scenes were shot at the old Devonshire Downs Fairgrounds in Northridge, California
google street view > 18000 Devonshire St Northridge, CA 91325
Fun Film Fact: “Navin Johnson’s Pontiac Firebird Trans AM was custom designed by George Barris. The same guy who designed the General Lee, Knight Rider, Grease Lightning, and the Batmobile to name a few
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MOVIE FILMING LOCATIONS
Directed By: Carl Reiner
Written By: Steve Martin (screenplay), Carl Gottlieb (screenplay)
First Published May 10, 2017, 9:55am
An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own…