Filming Locations —

City and County of San Francisco: Establishing shot over the Embarcadero.

Filming Locations —

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County: Rodeo Drive. Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard.

Burbank, Los Angeles County: Walt Disney Studios.

Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County: Las Palmas Hotel, 1738 North Las Palmas Avenue at Hollywood Boulevard.

Downtown L.A., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County: Rex Restaurant, 617 South Olive Street.

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This aerial view of downtown is the only shot
actually from San Francisco, but it was stock footage.
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The entrance to the San Francisco opera house was actually filmed at the Museum of Natural History in Los Angeles.
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The crew had planned to shoot the opera scene in San Francisco, but was prevented from doing so because of the
earthquake on 17 October 1989. This whole scene was cleverly faked on a small set at Disney, designed by Albert Brenner.

Pretty Woman (1990)
CAST: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo, Hector Elizondo, Alex Hyde-White, Amy Yasbeck, Hank Azaria, Larry Miller....
WRITER: J.F. Lawton
PRODUCER: Gary W. Goldstein, Arnon Milchan, Steven Reuther, Laura Ziskin, Walter von Huene, Nancy Gross
DIRECTOR: Garry Marshall
EDITOR: Raja Gosnell, Priscilla Nedd-Friendly
LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT: George Herthel, Wallace Uchida

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