Logo
Sound journalism, grounded in facts and Biblical truth | Donate

Kicker: A house of history and fame

0:00

WORLD Radio - Kicker: A house of history and fame

People looking to live in fame on the Oregon Coast have an opportunity


The house featured in the Steven Spielberg film "The Goonies" is seen in Astoria, Ore., on May 24, 2001 Associated Press Photo/Stepanie Firth

NICK EICHER, HOST: If you’re in the market for a coastal home in Oregon, here’s an option.

It’s an old Victorian house in Astoria. It has sweeping views of the Columbia River flowing into the Pacific Ocean.

But that’s not all. The listing describes it as… “fully loaded with history, nostalgia and [an] iconic level of fame.”

The asking price is $1.7 million dollars. That’s in no small part because the house was featured prominently in a 1985 Stephen Spielberg film.

CLIP: I’m locked inside the Frateli’s basement with this guy … rocky road?

Yep, The Goonies. Like 40 years ago and ever since, fans have flocked to the house.

So if you’re thinking of making an offer, hey, look at the bright side: you can sell tickets, if you don’t mind the crowds!

It’s The World and Everything in It.


WORLD Radio transcripts are created on a rush deadline. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of WORLD Radio programming is the audio record.

COMMENT BELOW

Please wait while we load the latest comments...

Comments

Please register, subscribe, or login to comment on this article.