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Can someone help a bloke out?

I received an e-mail overnight from a gentleman in England. In it he asks:

I came upon your site when I was looking for Pennsylvania signs. I am making a tour in September to look for locations from the film 'Something Wild (1986)'. Could you tell me if this sign might be somewhere in the north east of Pennsylvania? I'm thinking it may be somewhere along routes 97 or 209. Thank you for any help you may be able to give me.


Here's the photo he had attached.



I am guessing it is from the movie. I've never seen a Welcome to Pennsylvania sign like this. It looks like there are deer inside each Keystone. Has anyone seen this type of Welcome to PA guide sign before? And is his guess to its location accurate?



Comments

Anonymous said…
Some road scenes for "Catch Me if You Can" that were supposed to take place in NY's Hudson Valley were filmed in Quebec, so it may not even be in PA at all.
Doug said…
A good place to check filming locations is http://www.imdb.com/. A quick check of locations from this movie shows me New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Anonymous said…
The same guy emailed me asking about another scene from Something Wild (1986). In question is a scene of a light post with some sort of identification marker on the sign.

I was able to get him help on his last email query, an arizona scene from Gumball Rally (1976) thanks to some of the SoCal road enthusiasts. However I have no clue about this scene or the one emailed to me however.
Anonymous said…
I've definitely seen that sign, and I live in Pa. I think it is somewhere in the upper NE quadrant of the state on the way back from Jersey. Maybe even 209. Sorry couldn't help more. Why not contact some towns along the route?

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