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THE RIGHT STUFF

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

Burlingame, San Mateo County.

Daly City, San Mateo County: The indoor party scene involving a barbecue and fan dance was filmed at the Cow Palace Arena.

Millbrae, San Mateo County: El Ranch / Best Western Inn on El Camino Real.

Moffett Field, Santa Clara County: At least two scenes (journalists near a hangar, John Glenn complaining about waiting) were filmed at the NASA Ames Research Center [website], near Sunnyvale and Mountain View.

Novato, Marin County: The bulk of the movie was filmed at Hamilton Air Force Base.

City and County of San Francisco: San Francisco City Hall was used as the U.S. Capitol. The interviews with Henry Luce were filmed at the U.S. Customhouse on Battery Street.


The Right Stuff (1983)
CAST: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Barbara Hershey, Kim Stanley, Veronica Cartwright, Pamela Reed, Scott Paulin, Charles Frank, Lance Henriksen, Donald Moffat, Mary Jo Deschanel, Kathy Baker, Jeff Goldblum, Harry Shearer....
WRITER: Philip Kaufman, Tom Wolfe
PRODUCER: James D. Brubaker, Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler
DIRECTOR: Philip Kaufman
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Geoffrey Kirkland
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Caleb Deschanel

THE RIGHT STUFF
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