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Columbia, Tuolumne County.

Novato, Marin County: Mikey and Bobby's home was on Norman Drive in the Rafael Village area of Ignacio. The schools scene where Mikey and Bobby got sick while eating their lunch was at Novato High School. There were several more school scenes that did not make it into the final movie. The movie theater is located on Grant Avenue in Downtown Novato. Mikey was beat up by the neighborhood kids in the open space next to Highway 101 that is now the Vintage Oaks Shopping Center.

Tomales, Marin County: Part was shot on the main road through town, Highway 1.

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This publicity photo was from a scene shot on a hill overlooking Highway 101 near the DeLong exit, Novato.
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Another publicity picture (from the the Marin Independent Journal, 21 Feb 1992) also overlooking the DeLong Exit.
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This was the advertisement and program for the Radio Flyer premiere-benefit held on 19 Feb 1992 at Pacific Rowland Theater, Novato.
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This picture overlooks Norman Drive in
Rafael Village, Pacheco Valley, Novato.

Radio Flyer (1992)
CAST: Lorraine Bracco, John Heard, Adam Baldwin, Elijah Wood, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Johnson, Sean Baca, Robert Munic, Garette Ratliff Henson, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Noah Verduzco, Abraham Verduzco, Victor DiMattia, Elden Henson, Tom Hanks....
WRITER: David M. Evans
PRODUCER: Rick Bieber, Dale De La Torre, Michael Douglas, David Mickey Evans, Jennie Lew Tugend, Peter McAlevey, Lauren Shuler Donner, Richard Solomon, Jim Van Wyck
DIRECTOR: Richard Donner

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"Lights, Camera, Action in Novato", Marin Independent Journal, 19 Sep 1990.
"Novato Becomes a Movie Set", Marin Independent Journal, 3 Oct 1990.
"Guardian Angels For Animal Actors", San Rafael / Terra Linda News Pointer, 5-11 Feb 1992.
"Stars Will Be Out for... Premiere / Benefit", Marin Independent Journal, 7 Feb 1992.
"Novato on Joy Ride with 'Radio Flyer'", Marin Independent Journal, 20 Feb 1992.

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