On a new Pop Pilgrims, we visit the location of the 1975 hit film Jaws. The problems faced by a young Steven Spielberg while making the film—a mechanical shark that didn't work, inclement weather, script problems, tension among the cast and crew—are Hollywood legend at this point, but making more than $100 million at the box office has a way of making those trials seem worth it.
Jaws ended up bringing people to Martha's Vineyard instead of repelling them, and it still does: Currid's tours of Jaws locations are the most popular ones the Edgartown Tour Company offers. No one will be looking for locations from Here Comes The Boom in 40 years.
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