Glass




Glass was released into theaters on January 18th, 2019. Filming locations include Allentown and Philadelphia, Pa. It was written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Shyamalan makes his trademark cameo as the man purchasing video surveillance equipment at Dunn Home Security. Shyamalan's character is actually the same person, in all three films of the trilogy. This is the third installment in the Unbreakable film series a.k.a. Eastrail 177 Trilogy. The name Eastrail 177 is taken from the train crash which sets the story into motion. The score was composed by West Dylan Thordson. The films first DVD release was on April 16th, 2019.


Dunn Home Security - 1539 W. Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia, Pa. 19145

At the time of my visit, it was AC Radio Supply Inc. They've been in operation since 1946.


2020


David bumps into Hedwig - N. 21st St. and W. Lippincott St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19132

They cross paths just to the east of the above intersection. David is walking west and Hedwig is walking east. The building that Hedwig jump-kicks the door of, has been demolished/fallen down since filming. The building the cheerleaders are being held captive in, is located at 2100 W. Allegheny Ave. It was a Steel Heddle Manufacturing Company Complex.


All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.






Raven Hill Memorial Hospital - 1600 Hanover Ave. Allentown, Pa. 18109
(Allentown State Hospital)

The hospital opened on October 3rd, 1912 as the Pennsylvania State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane. At it's peak, in 1950, it housed 2,012 patients. It closed on December 17th, 2010.


All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.




Comic book shop2235 E. Ontario St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19134
(Ontario Street Comic)

The comic book shop opened in 1989. They're always more than happy to discuss the filming of Glass, with fans who visit the location. Samuel L. Jackson also filmed his comic book shop scene here, in 2000's Unbreakable.


All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.



Train station - 2955 Market St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(30th Street Station)

It was constructed in 1933. The station serves over four-million passengers per year, on average. The interior screenshot is facing east, with the Angel of the Resurrection World War II Memorial visible. The station was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 7th, 1978.


All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.


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