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Los Angeles, California: Where the Zombies Danced in Thriller

This street corner looks nearly the same as it did in October 1983 (minus a few zombies) when the most famous of all music videos was filmed. The red brick wall and warehouse, the streetlight, the manhole cover, are all still visible, but there was never a graveyard in this industrial neighborhood.

Address:
3701 E. Union Pacific Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
Intersection of Union Pacific Ave. and Calzona St. Michael Jackson mostly danced in the middle of Union Pacific Ave. just west of the intersection. This is a public street; be mindful of traffic or you may join the dead.
Admission:
Free
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Where the Zombies Danced in Thriller.

Where the Zombies Danced in Thriller

Stopped on a Sunday morning. Area was empty. Probably could have recreated the dance but the security guards at the Money Vault next door were eyeing me.

[Steve Braun, 05/25/2024]

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