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Then and Now
1) "G. F. Wright Steel & Co." appears on a background
building in two different getaway scenes.
Site of the former G. F. Wright Steel & Wire Co. looking
south on Sante Fe Avenue.
2) Pinky runs out of a door marked with an address number
Richard Lassner's research leads him to believe the door below
(at 2140 E. 7th Place) is the same one from which Pinky emerged
fifty years ago. It's about 100 meters from G F Wright Steel
location, or just around the corner.
3) In the second "G.F. Wright" getaway scene, two
other businesses also appear: "Associated Gear & Machine
Co." (selling stock gears, sprockets, etc.) and "FORNACIARI
Co." They appear to share the same building (closer to the
camera) and is on the same side of the street as "G.F. Wright".
The same location today looking south on Santa Fe Avenue.
A building sporting a sign the says "Grant & Company"
According to Vince Marzo, the truck that George pushed back
pulled out from the area where the black wrought iron gate is
now located. The Grant & Company building is no longer there.
Stepping back, Vince shows us the same archways shown on the
far right of the video capture from 1953.
And all of this is in the shadow of the "Daily Planet
Building" and about 6 - 8 miles from the California
Also visit Then and Now's street locations from "The Man Who Could Read Minds."