I thought I would never find the location of this strip joint used in the 1978 filming of the Rockford Files... but with some luck I actually located the building where this strip joint actually was once located on Sunset Blvd.
ABOVE & BELOW PHOTOS: Jim Rockford pulls into the parking lot of "Blackwell's Disco & Strip Joint". In the below photo the small yellow sign can be seen belonging to this strip joint. BLAZE & AMBER Stripping Nightly. WOW, strippers names really have changed much in 40 years!
ABOVE PHOTO: "Most Exotic Cat In The World" dancing cage.
ABOVE PHOTO: Blackwell's Disco / Strip Joint was located at 5010 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles. It is now the home of Starlight Sleep Center.
ABOVE PHOTO: USA GASOLINE STATION on the 5000 block of Sunset Blvd in 1978.
ABOVE PHOTO: Inside image of the Blackwell's Disco & Strip Joint on Sunset Blvd.
ABOVE PHOTO: Famed Actor Raynold Gideon played Tuner Watson.
ABOVE PHOTO: Belle Labelle / Barbara Gortner was played by the beautiful & sexy actress Julienne Wells
BELOW 7 PHOTOS: Lance White (Tom Selleck) and Jim Rockford (James Garner) drive down Sunset Blvd in 1978 - In the background you can see different local businesses such as "Travelodge", "Motor Lodge" , Schonlaw Chevrolet on Sunset Blvd and more