The Getaway (1972) Filming Locations

Location #11: Laughlin Hotel

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311 West Franklin Avenue, El Paso, Texas, United States

Note from the Webmaster: The place looks nothing like it did at the time of filming. Laughlin Hotel was torn down at some point in the 1970s.


Location #12: Making a stop at the gun store

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Main Street (near Fabens Street), Fabens, Texas, United States


Location #13: Doc waits for Carol
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Roughly at San Jacinto Square, El Paso, Texas, United States


Location #14: Restaurant Drive-In

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The old Oasis Drive-In at 8500 Dyer Street, El Paso, Texas, United States

* Many thanks to Paul C.!


Location #15: The airport

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El Paso International Airport, El Paso, Texas, United States

8 thoughts on “The Getaway (1972) Filming Locations

    1. Alexandre L., Webmaster Post author

      Thank you! I admit I was slightly skeptical but every single source reported this as being the Huntsville Unit, so I naturally assumed it had been re-built or something, after all, this movie is over 40 years old!

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  1. Austin McComb

    Actually it is outside the Ellis Unit, outside Huntsville, Texas The second picture is the Ferguson Unit, but the front of the unit is not in the movie.

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  2. Jim Reece

    Location #10, Beynon’s House

    Is on a hill immediately north of San Marcos, and was owned by LBJ prior to the “1962 Election”
    It has a great view of the city; will try to get the physical address.

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  3. Jim Townsend

    Hi, scene #12 is clearly not in San Antonio, I live there and there are are certainly no mountains/ hills anywhere. The surrounding area looks to be perhaps El Paso.

    I lived in San Marcos and was present for much of the filming. I lived on W. Hopkins, college days, and that Buttercrust Bread truck was always on the road home. Great memories for me, thanks for taking the time to compile all this!

    Jim Townsend

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  4. Walter harp

    Was there also.with my wife late at night watching the filming at the Oasis, met my wife there a year before, we also went to Fabens to watch Steve Mcqueen blow up a police car .

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