Title: The Naked Gun – From the Files of Police Squad! Year: 1988 Type: Movie Time code: 0:34:52 Google: Street view Bing: Aerial view Watch: Netflix Notes: The second floor seen in the movie was a false front added for the explosion scene. As of 2014 this building is a Wurstkuche restaurant.
Title: Emergency! Type: TV show Watch: On Netflix Amazon: Emergency! Google: Street view Bing: Aerial view Year: 1972 Notes: The TV show “Emergency!” (1972) used Los Angeles County Fire Department – City of Carson, CA – Fire Station 127 as a stand in for “Station 51”. Randolph Mantooth (as John Gage) | Kevin Tighe (as Roy DeSoto) | Julie London (as Dixie McCall) | Bobby Troup (as Joe Early) | Robert Fuller (as Kelly Brackett) The squad license plate was 999007.
From “Emergency!” S03E11 – ~0.08.44 at approximately 4405 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505 You can see a street sign for Alameda Ave. to the right, the classic Burbank Bob’s Big Boy to the left, IHOP (International House of Pancakes) in front of that and “Kings Arms Public House” with a giant shield for a sign.
Title: Max Dugan Returns Time code: 0.05.02 Type: Movie Google: Street view Bing: Aerial view Year: 1983 Notes: Location where Nora’s (Marsha Mason) car is stolen. She calls it “3rd and Magnolia” when she is telling her students at school. The location is actually at the corner of Andalusia Ave. at 1338 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, CA in Venice, CA.
Title: Double Indemnity Time code: 0.38.41 Type: Movie Google: Street view Bing: Aerial view Year: 1944 Notes: The movie continuously references Glendale and the surrounding areas, and they did film many shots in the area. The comparison above shows “Newman Drug Co.”, which today is CVS Pharmacy (on the corner of Hollywood Blvd & N. Western Ave. at 5500 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027). In the movie they call this the corner of “Vermont and Franklin”. Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Barton Keyes, Edward G. Robinson,…Continue Reading “Double Indemnity (1944) – 0.38.41”
Title: Seinfeld – Jerry’s apartmentTime code: 0.10.48Type: TV show Google: Street viewBing: Year: 1990-1998 Notes: Exterior shots of Jerry’s apartment (His “New York” address: 129 W. 81st St.) is actually 757 S. New Hampshire Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90005. This location is on the same street as the historic Ambassador Hotel, where Robert F. Kennedy was shot.