Live Poll: So You Have a Store or Business That Was Featured In a Movie, Big Deal

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The list page https://www.imdb.com/list/ls045808908/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/U5tHuG692lo/

These are movies or television shows that feature an actual business (preferably stores, but others can be included) that still exists, or had existed, in the real world with actual fixed addresses. Which is your favorite? To suggest more or rave about the show or movie, go here! (The location of the business in the real world, with the suggestion, is preferred.) The most popular is listed last. You got to read through the whole list.
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Posted 8 months ago

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Not totally sure these apply:
FAO Schwartz - Big (keyboard dance) - at the time of the film the store was in the General Motors Building at 767 Fifth Ave at 58th St., NYC
Katz's Deli - When Harry Met Sally (the orgasm scene) - 205 East Houston Street, Lower East Side, NYC
Shakespeare and Company - Before Sunset (book reading) - 37 rue de la Bûcherie, 5th arrondissement, Paris
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Oh yes they do!!! Part of the fun of this poll is that in some of the more fictional stories and the true ones too, is that some of the places you may think that they are made up actually exists. I realized this when I was watching a videotape of My Lucky Star and found out that Cabot’s actually existed. I mean the story was so corny and absurd that it was obliviously phonetic but you find out the store is real. ( I would recommend watching the film for Sonja Henie’s skating numbers (She was a gold medal winning Olympian after all), Ceaser Romero’s fantastic turn at light comedy, and the comedy interplay of Buddy Wbsen and Joan Davis. Also, believe it or not, the world famous striptease artist who inspired the musical Gypsy and had her own talk show, Gypsy Rose Lee appears in this film under her real name, Louise Hovick, in the role of Marcelle La Verne, a nightclub singer. Forget the story, enjoy the comedy and enjoy the skating.)
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That was supposed to say:”Oh yes they do!!! Part of the fun of this poll is that in some of the more fictional stories and the true ones too, is that some of the places you may think that they are made up actually exists. I realized this when I was watching a videotape of My Lucky Star and found out that Cabot’s actually existed. I mean the story was so corny and absurd that it was obliviously phony but you find out the store is real. ( I would recommend watching the film for Sonja Henie’s skating numbers (She was a gold medal winning Olympian after all), Ceasar Romero’s fantastic turn at light comedy, and the comedy interplay of Buddy Ebsen and Joan Davis. Also, believe it or not, the world famous striptease artist who inspired the musical Gypsy and had her own talk show, Gypsy Rose Lee appears in this film under her real name, Louise Hovick, in the role of Marcelle La Verne, a nightclub singer. Forget the story, enjoy the comedy and enjoy the skating.)”
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FYC:
The Derby - Swingers (Swing dance scene at the end) - 4500 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Feliz, CA
Boulmiche Boutique - Pretty Woman ("Big mistake..huge") - 9501 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
Thrift Town - Lady Bird (trying on dresses, "What if this is the best version?") - 410 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA
Boutique Cartier NYC - Ocean's Eight (inspecting and scanning the necklace) - 653 Fifth Ave, New York, NY
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I’ll go one better on the Oceans film. I belief all the casinos mentioned in the orginnal were real. The Sands, Ceasar’s Palace, The Flamingo.
Ooops, Ceasar’s Palace wasn’t in the film. Sorry.
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I’ll get the last one on but right now I have to go to work and I’m worried about the streets. It is snowing here in Chicago.
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How about Thrift Town? It's the actual store Greta Gerwig used to shop at herself. And I think it's a nice counterpoint to the Boulmiche Boutique. 
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It is going on.
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No. But the drive in it was white knuckle scary.