Pier 70, "459 Dirella Street."
causes a collision simply by crossing Bush Street
at Jones at the outset of the screwball comedy, What's Up Doc.
This is one of those films in which the City is more than just a location,
it's a living, breathing character. Starring Streisand, Ryan O'Neil, and
San Francisco, this 1972 Peter Bagdonovich film is wacky and fun. See locations
including Nob Hill, North Beach, Chinatown and more as Barbra and Ryan
match wits against spies, jewel thieves and other denizens, all in possession
of identical plaid bags. This was Madelyn Kahn's debut feature. Among What's
Up Doc locations are the concrete stairs
at Alta Plaza, which remain scarred from its use in the famous car chase
involving a VW bug, a Chinese dragon, a
taxicab, a limousine, a convertible, and an ice cream cart. A partial list
of locations would include:
Copyright 2002 Hank Donat