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Allegories of the Caves

ARGGHHH! I AM A SPACE MONSTER! I LIVE IN THE BOTTOMLESS PIT! I WANT TO SLURP THEM BRAINS OUT WITH MY LONG TONGUE! Even the meekest milquetoast or shirking violet can entertain whacked-out fantasies when entering these singular recesses. Long the favored shooting location for umpteen Westerns and sci-fi films such as

The Cape Canaveral Monsters

(1960) and

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

(1956), the

Bronson Caves

are as much a societal meme as the haunted house or the subway. Whether you’re fighting star creatures, enjoying the destruction of Jared-Syn or just making out with an impressionable horror-film fan, the caves are a priceless destination... EARTH HUMAN!

4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park.

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