The Boy Who Could Fly

The Boy Who Could Fly was released into theaters on August 15th, 1986. Filming locations include Coquitlam, New Westminster and Vancouver, BC. It was directed by Nick Castle. Castle also played the majority of the scenes as Michael Myers in Halloween (1978). During the scene where Geneva and Milly are watching television, the band The Coupe de Villes can be seen in a music video. The band consisted of director Nick Castle, John Carpenter and Tommy Lee Wallace. This was the feature film debut of Fred Savage, who played Louis Michaelson. The score was composed by Bruce Broughton. The films first DVD release was on July 8th, 2003.

Michaelson house - 533 5th St. New Westminster, BC. Canada

The 2,848 square foot house was built in 1893. The Gibb house is located next door at 531 5th

All "Now" pictures taken in 2022.

Taft High School - 3939 W. 16th Ave. BC. Canada
(Lord Byng Secondary School)

The school opened in 1925 and can also be seen in the 1996 movie Fear.


Milly falls off bridge - 4600 Cambie St. Vancouver, BC. Canada
(Queen Elizabeth Park)

The 130 acre park is located on top of Little Mountain. Milly walks out of Bloedel Floral Conservatory and makes her way to the Waterfall Bridge.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2022.

Mental hospital - Lawn Dr. Coquitlam, BC. Canada
(Riverview Hospital, West Lawn Building)

The hospital opened on April 1st, 1913. In 2005, the East Lawn Building was closed. In July of 2012, the entire hospital closed. Other notable movies filmed here include Along Came a Spider, Black Christmas (2006), The Butterfly Effect, Final Destination 2, Halloween Resurrection and Happy Gilmore.


1 comment:

  1. That looks great with the bridge against against the sky before the trees grew taller.