Tim Burton’s 1985 film “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure” introduced the world to Paul Rubens’ classic character, Pee-Wee Herman. In the film, Pee-Wee lives at this South Pasadena home.
LOCATION: 1848 Oxley St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Later in the film, Pee Wee is chased around the Cabazon Dinosaurs. The dinosaurs are a roadside attraction in Cabazon, California and can be seen from the 10 freeway. Originally built by a sculptor and theme park artist as a way to attract customers to his nearby restaurant, the dinosaurs now operate as a small museum and gift shop. The dinosaurs were also seen in the 1984 film “Paris, Texas” and the 1989 film “The Wizard.”
LOCATION: 50700 Seminole Dr., Cabazon, CA 92230
Pee-Wee gets chased by some kids on bikes at this park in North Hollywood. The same park was famously featured in the film “Say Anything…“
LOCATION: North Hollywood Park, 11430 Chandler Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601
Francis lives at this house. The homeowners have since added a lot of shrubs along the front of the property, obscuring the view a bit.
LOCATION: 401 S Hudson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020
The bike from the film can be seen at the Hollywood Museum in Hollywood, California.
LOCATION: Hollywood Museum, 1660 Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
They also have one of Pee Wee’s costumes, though it is said to be from the TV show, not the film.