Dec 18, 2010

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Interesting Facts About The Movie Home Alone

“Home Alone”- one of the best Christmas movies of all time.I suggest to get acquainted with an interesting collection of facts about the movie “Home Alone”.


Legend has it that Elvis Presley, who died in 1977, played a cameo in the film.Many of those who believe that the King is alive, convinced that the bearded man who stands behind Kevin’s mom is Elvis.


In the scene with a tarantula actor agreed to play only one take. He was supposed to depict the face and scream of fear, but without sound, since sound could scare the spider. Creek was recorded later.


John Candy starred in the movie only one day. All episodes with him were withdrawn for 23 hours of continuous shooting.


Kevin reads the magazine Playboy, where Miss July Erika Eleniak Maia, who starred in Baywatch


On the pictures you found Kevin in the box at the Buzz, supposedly his girl. In fact, in pictures the boy, who was styled as a girl. Chris Columbus thought that making fun of a girl in such a way – not good.


The concept of the movie Home Alone was born thanks to a scene from the movie “Uncle Buck”starring Culkin


Film about gangsters Angels with Dirty Souls  does not exist. It was filmed specifically for the Home Alone. By the way continued in Home Alone 2 also from a nonexistent film.


Terrible effect stove in the basement was made by two guys with fishing line and a flashlight.


Robert De Niro turned down the offer to play the role of Harry.


Dictaphone Tolkboy Talkboy, which uses Kevin was a concept model and in reality does not exist. But by popular demand movie fans, this model went on sale.


In this scene, Joe Pesci bites finger Calkin. He finds it really bit and Calkin scars.


Chris Columbus took in some scenes of his family. So his wife, Monica Devereux Columbus played a stewardess, who tells Kate about the fact that their home phone is not answered. His father in law played a police officer who radioed requests to Mack Kalistery re-counted their children. Also in the film you can see Columbus mother in law along with his then baby daughter Eleanor (the camera passes by them in the air show, when there include senior Mack Kalistery).


On the role of Peter Mc Callister (John Heard) tried such venerable actors as Martin Sheen, Michael Douglas, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Skerritt, Bill Murray, James Belushi, Chevy Chase, Tom Hanks, Sean Penn, Rick Moranis, and even celebrities such as Harrison Ford, John Travolta, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone and Jack Nicholson.On the role of Kate Mc Callister (Catherine O’Hara) a list of contestants was also impressive: Sigourney Weaver, Diane Keaton, Holly Hunter, Jodie Foster, Glenn Close, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stockard Channing, Carrie Fisher, Kelly McGillis, Linda Hamilton, Helen Hunt, Laura Dern, Anjelica Huston, Sharon Stone, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Daryl Hannah, Debra Winger, and Annie Potts.Dom Mc Callister is located at 671 Lincoln Avenue in the village of Winnetka to Chicago.In the film, from its interior were filmed in kitchen, grand foyer with grand staircase, a cellar and a few rooms on the first floor.Dining room and all the other rooms are decorations. Private property, in August 2008 is worth about 2.3 million dollarsWas built in 1920, has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, Equipped attic, fireplace, separate double garage and conservatory.Was bought by a family on Dec. 15, 1988, which owns it today.Contributed to the tourist attractions of the list of Illinois, is a kind of slogan, “How to take your home into a movie.””Treehouse” was shot in the back yard of this house, but he was built for the filming and so it no longer exists.The church, in which Kevin meets up with old Marley was shot in a double version: the outside – it’s Grace Episcopal Church at 924 Lake Street in Oak Park, Illinois, and inside – schools Hiven Midel at 2417 Prairie Avenue in Ivanstone.The official emblem of the movie, Kevin, in a scream clamping hands to her face, was based on a painting by Edvard Munch “Scream.”


In the movie “Dogma” muse Serendipity (Salma Hayek) states that “19 of the 20 highest-grossing films century – is my job.20th was about the boy.He was alone at home, burglars broke, and he overcame them.But it’s not my project. Somebody sold his soul to the devil, to earn money this s*it. “

  1. Man I loved that movie. And I miss John Candy. Many emotions reading this article.

  2. Patrick Doyle says:

    The church, in which Kevin meets up with old Marley was shot in a double version: the outside – it’s Grace Episcopal Church at 924 Lake Street in Oak Park, Illinois.

    Address is correct but the village is incorrect. Not Oak Park. It is located in Wilmette, IL

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