Colonial Street – Productions

Colonial Street has seen hundreds of productions come and go over the years.
Listed below are some of them.

Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Colonial_Street]

TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Uncle Tom's Cabin [Feature Film]1927Harry A. PollardIMDB Database page about Uncle Tom
Stage 28, Colonial Street (Colonial Mansion)
One Hundred Men and a Girl [Feature Film]1937Henry KosterIMDB Database page about One Hundred Men and a Girl
Stage 28, Colonial Street (Corner House)
The House of Seven Gables [Feature Film]1940Joe MayIMDB Database page about The House of Seven Gables
The House of Seven Gables can be seen on Colonial Street to this day.
Nice Girl? [Feature Film]1941William A. SeiterIMDB Database page about Nice Girl?
Colonial Street - the Dana house is named after Deanna Durbin's character in this movie.
In Society [Feature Film]1944Jean YarbroughIMDB Database page about In Society
Colonial Street
The Mummy's Ghost [Feature Film]1944Reginald Le BorgIMDB Database page about The Mummy
Colonial Street
So Goes My Love aka A Genius in the Family [Feature Film]1946Frank RyanIMDB Database page about So Goes My Love aka A Genius in the Family
Colonial Street sets (Maxim House / Munster House, Harvey House) were first built on Stage 12 for this movie.
All My Sons [Feature Film]1948Irving ReisIMDB Database page about All My Sons
The Keller home (known as Delta House) on Colonial Street was built for this movie (and was shot on a soundstage before being moved to Colonial Street in 1950).
An Act of Murder [Feature Film]1948Michael GordonIMDB Database page about An Act of Murder
The courthouse at Courthouse Square was built for this movie. Sets that were to be moved to Colonial Street in 1950 also appeared.
Another Part of the Forest [Feature Film]1948Michael GordonIMDB Database page about Another Part of the Forest
Colonial Street - the Hubbard house set was built on a sound stage for this movie and was moved to Colonial Street in 1950. It remained there next to the Munster house until 1981.
River Lady [Feature Film]1948George ShermanIMDB Database page about River Lady
The home of the Morrison family is a set that can still be found on Colonial Street to this day.
Harvey [Feature Film]1950Henry KosterIMDB Database page about Harvey
Colonial Street including what is now known as the Harvey House and the Colonial Mansion. Interiors were shot on Stage 12, Stage 20, Stage 23.
Peggy [Feature Film]1950Frederick De CordovaIMDB Database page about Peggy
Colonial Street
The Milkman [Feature Film]1950Charles BartonIMDB Database page about The Milkman
Colonial Street
Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man [Feature Film]1951Charles LamontIMDB Database page about Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man
Colonial Street
Bedtime for Bonzo [Feature Film]1951Frederick De CordovaIMDB Database page about Bedtime for Bonzo
The Dana house on Colonial Street was the home of Ronald Reagan's character in this movie.
Katie Did It [Feature Film]1951Frederick De CordovaIMDB Database page about Katie Did It
Colonial Street (Seven Gables)
The Fat Man [Feature Film]1951William CastleIMDB Database page about The Fat Man
Colonial Street
Has Anybody Seen My Gal [Feature Film]1952Douglas SirkIMDB Database page about Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Colonial Street
Here Come The Nelsons [Feature Film]1952Frederick De CordovaIMDB Database page about Here Come The Nelsons
Colonial Street
Just Across The Street [Feature Film]1952Joseph PevneyIMDB Database page about Just Across The Street
Colonial Street (Munster house)
All I Desire [Feature Film]1953Douglas SirkIMDB Database page about All I Desire
Colonial Street
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops [Feature Film]1955Charles LamontIMDB Database page about Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
Colonial Street
All That Heaven Allows [Feature Film]1955Douglas SirkIMDB Database page about All That Heaven Allows
The set for Rock Hudson's character Ron Kirby's home was built on the backlot next to old Falls Lake, and was known as Ron's Barn when it was moved to Colonial Street. It's now known as the Hardy Boys house. The Cleaver house was also featured.
One Desire [Feature Film]1955Jerry HopperIMDB Database page about One Desire
Colonial Street (Pink Place - Cromwell house, Munster House)
The Desperate Hours [Feature Film]1955William WylerIMDB Database page about The Desperate Hours
Colonial Street on the Universal backlot. The Cleaver House set on Colonial Street (then known as Paramount House) was built for this movie. Other sets featured: Delta House.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents [TV Series]1955-1962IMDB Database page about Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Colonial Street (Cleaver House featured in episode Bang! You're Dead)
Never Say Goodbye [Feature Film]1956Jerry HopperIMDB Database page about Never Say Goodbye
Colonial Street (Cleaver House)
The Unguarded Moment [Feature Film]1956Harry KellerIMDB Database page about The Unguarded Moment
Colonial Street
Written on the Wind [Feature Film]1956Douglas SirkIMDB Database page about Written on the Wind
Colonial Mansion on Colonial Street, Stage 25
Leave It To Beaver [TV Series]1957 - 1963VariousIMDB Database page about Leave It To Beaver
Some scenes were shot on Stage 30, which was demolished in 2010. Stage 17 was also used. Exteriors for seasons 3-6 were shot on Colonial Street, using what became known as the Cleaver House. The Munster House was also seen.
Bachelor Father [TV Series]1957-1962IMDB Database page about Bachelor Father
Colonial Street
Wagon Train [TV Series]1957-1965Lawrence MenkinIMDB Database page about Wagon Train
Denver Street, Six Points Texas, Colonial Street Munster House (Kitty Pryer Story, 1963), Stage 19
Kathy O' [Feature Film]1958Jack SherIMDB Database page about Kathy O
Colonial Street
Rock-A-Bye Baby [Feature Film]1958Frank TashlinIMDB Database page about Rock-A-Bye Baby
Colonial Street (Harvey House, Munster House)
The Shaggy Dog [Feature Film]1959Charles BartonIMDB Database page about The Shaggy Dog
Colonial Street (Harvey House and Cleaver House)
Thriller [TV Series]1960-1962IMDB Database page about Thriller
Colonial Street
The Virginian [TV Series]1962-1971Frank Price, Teddi ShermanIMDB Database page about The Virginian
Colonial Street, Denver Street, Six Points Texas, Train Station, Stage 34
The Thrill of It All [Feature Film]1963Norman JewisonIMDB Database page about The Thrill of It All
The Dana house exterior set featured in the movie can still be seen on Colonial Street to this day.
Arrest and Trial [TV Series]1963-1964IMDB Database page about Arrest and Trial
Colonial Street (Cleaver House)
Send Me No Flowers [Feature Film]1964Norman JewisonIMDB Database page about Send Me No Flowers
Colonial Street (Cleaver House)
The Brass Bottle [Feature Film]1964Harry KellerIMDB Database page about The Brass Bottle
Colonial Street (Ron's Barn)
The Munsters [TV Series]1964Ezra StoneIMDB Database page about The Munsters
Colonial Street - Munster home. Stage 30 & Stage 32 were used for interiors.
Munster, Go Home [Feature Film]1966Earl BellamyIMDB Database page about Munster, Go Home
Colonial Street (Munster House and Harvey House), Psycho House on the backlot is featured in the main titles.
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken [Feature Film]1966Alan RafkinIMDB Database page about The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Colonial Street (Harvey House)
Dragnet 1967 [TV Series]1967-1970Jack WebbIMDB Database page about Dragnet 1967
Backlot Apartments and Colonial Street (Johnson Character's House and Munster House) sets.
Ironside [TV Series]1967-1975Collier YoungIMDB Database page about Ironside
Apartments, Colonial Street, Mediterranean Square, New York Street (as San Francisco). Interiors were shot on Stage 20.
Adam-12 / Adam 12 [TV Series]1968-1975Robert A. Cinader, Jack WebbIMDB Database page about Adam-12 / Adam 12
Backlot Apartments set was featured, along with Colonial Street (Harvey House, Cleaver House, Cromwell House).
Rod Serling's Night Gallery [TV Series]1969-1973IMDB Database page about Rod Serling
Colonial Street (including Cleaver House)
Marcus Welby, M.D. [TV Series]1969-1976David VictorIMDB Database page about Marcus Welby, M.D.
Stage 23, Stage 25, Stage 41, Colonial Street backlot set (Cleaver House)
Emergency! [TV Series]1972-1979Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. CinaderIMDB Database page about Emergency!
Apartments, Colonial Street (including Cleaver House), Stage 23, Stage 30, Stage 33, Stage 41, Falls Lake (Season 2 Ep3)
Kojak [TV Series]1973-1978Abby MannIMDB Database page about Kojak
Colonial Street, New York Street, Stage 22
Kolchak: The Night Stalker [TV Series]1974-1975Jeffrey Grant RiceIMDB Database page about Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Colonial Street (Munster House)
Lucas Tanner [TV Series]1974-1975Jerry McNeelyIMDB Database page about Lucas Tanner
Colonial Street (Delta House)
The Rockford Files [TV Series]1974-1980Stephen J. Cannell, Roy HugginsIMDB Database page about The Rockford Files
Apartments, Colonial Street (Harvey House), New York Street, Stage 30
Quincy M.E. [TV Series]1976-1983Glen A. Larson, Lou ShawIMDB Database page about Quincy M.E.
Apartments, Colonial Street, Denver Street, New York Street, Stage 25
The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries [TV Series]1977-1979Edward StratemeyerIMDB Database page about The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries
Backlot sets Apartments and Colonial Street (Hardy House, Drew House, Ron's Barn) featured.
Little Women [TV Series]1978IMDB Database page about Little Women
Colonial Street
National Lampoon's Delta House [TV Series]1979IMDB Database page about National Lampoon
Colonial Street (The Delta House set is still there to this day. The Harvey house was also featured, as the Omega House.) New York Street and Courthouse Square featured in the title sequence.
The Munsters' Revenge [TV Movie]1981Don WeisIMDB Database page about The Munsters
Colonial Street backlot set (Munster House)
Harper Valley P.T.A. [TV Series]1981-1982IMDB Database page about Harper Valley P.T.A.
(TV series follow-up to the movie) Colonial Street
Simon and Simon [TV Series]1981-1989Philip DeGuereIMDB Database page about Simon and Simon
Colonial Street, Courthouse Square, New York Street, Elm Street (as Industrial Street), Old Mexico, Six Points Texas, all on the Universal Studios backlot. Stage 25
Knight Rider [TV Series]1982 - 1986Glen A. LarsonIMDB Database page about Knight Rider
Along with soundstages, the backlot was used extensively including Colonial Street, Courthouse Square, Denver Street, Boragora and Six Points Texas. Stage 28 appeared in Season 4 Fright Knight episode. Stage 01 was also used.
Voyagers! [TV Series]1982-1983James D. ParriottIMDB Database page about Voyagers!
Colonial Street, Denver Street, Little Europe, Train Station, Mediterranean Square, Old Mexico, Square of Warriors, Collapsing Bridge (pilot)
Still the Beaver [TV Series]1983-1989IMDB Database page about Still the Beaver
Colonial Street (the Cleaver house), Courthouse Square (Mayfield town square)
Gremlins [Feature Film]1984Joe DanteIMDB Database page about Gremlins
Courthouse Square featured heavily as the town square of Kingston Falls. Colonial Street is also featured.
Airwolf [TV Series]1984-1986Donald P. BellisarioIMDB Database page about Airwolf
Colonial Street (Cleaver House), Colonial Street Church, Denver Street, Little Europe, New York Street, Six Points Texas, Square of Warriors, Tower of London backlot sets, Stage 14 [helicopter interior mockup], Stage 20 [process shots], Stage 24 [Hawke Cabin set], Stage 27 [The Lair hideout], Stage 28 [process shots]
Murder She Wrote [TV Series]1984-1996VariousIMDB Database page about Murder She Wrote
"Incident on Lot 7" - Season 8, Episode 13 (1992) - Psycho House
"Jessica Behind Bars" - Season 2, Episode 9 (1985) - Square of Warriors / Spartacus Square Embassy building appears as the Prison exterior.
"Hooray for Homicide" - Season 1, Episode 3 (1984) - Front Lot & Studio Tour
Colonial Street, New York Street (as London), Tower of London set (as an amusement park), Little Europe (unknown episodes)
Elm Street (as Industrial Street), Singapore Lake (Jaws Lake) appeared in the opening titles as Cabot Cove, Maine.
"To Kill A Legend" (Season 11 Episode 3, October 1994) Circle Drive on Colonial Street is featured prominently as the location for the battle re-enactment. The Colonial Street Church is seen in many shots.
"Seal of the Confessional" - Season 6 Episode 2 (1989) - Colonial Street Church appears in the opening sequence. Jaws Lake appears as Cabot Cove.
Stage 20 [pilot], Stage 22, Stage 25 (interior Jessica Fletcher's house), Stage 29, the backlot Train Station appeared in one episode.
Episode The Murder Channel (Season 11, Episode 6) features Brownstone Street and New York Street prominently. (1994)
"Judge Not" (Season 8 Episode 6) Shot in 1991 - featured the Embassy buildings in the Square of Warriors and Little Europe on the backlot.
Murder She Wrote [TV Series]1984-1996VariousIMDB Database page about Murder She Wrote
"Incident on Lot 7" - Season 8, Episode 13 (1992) - Psycho House
"Jessica Behind Bars" - Season 2, Episode 9 (1985) - Square of Warriors / Spartacus Square Embassy building appears as the Prison exterior.
"Hooray for Homicide" - Season 1, Episode 3 (1984) - Front Lot & Studio Tour
Colonial Street, New York Street (as London), Tower of London set (as an amusement park), Little Europe (unknown episodes)
Elm Street (as Industrial Street), Singapore Lake (Jaws Lake) appeared in the opening titles as Cabot Cove, Maine.
"To Kill A Legend" (Season 11 Episode 3, October 1994) Circle Drive on Colonial Street is featured prominently as the location for the battle re-enactment. The Colonial Street Church is seen in many shots.
"Seal of the Confessional" - Season 6 Episode 2 (1989) - Colonial Street Church appears in the opening sequence. Jaws Lake appears as Cabot Cove.
Stage 20 [pilot], Stage 22, Stage 25 (interior Jessica Fletcher's house), Stage 29, the backlot Train Station appeared in one episode.
Episode The Murder Channel (Season 11, Episode 6) features Brownstone Street and New York Street prominently. (1994)
"Judge Not" (Season 8 Episode 6) Shot in 1991 - featured the Embassy buildings in the Square of Warriors and Little Europe on the backlot.
Murder She Wrote [TV Series]1984-1996VariousIMDB Database page about Murder She Wrote
"Incident on Lot 7" - Season 8, Episode 13 (1992) - Psycho House
"Jessica Behind Bars" - Season 2, Episode 9 (1985) - Square of Warriors / Spartacus Square Embassy building appears as the Prison exterior.
"Hooray for Homicide" - Season 1, Episode 3 (1984) - Front Lot & Studio Tour
Colonial Street, New York Street (as London), Tower of London set (as an amusement park), Little Europe (unknown episodes)
Elm Street (as Industrial Street), Singapore Lake (Jaws Lake) appeared in the opening titles as Cabot Cove, Maine.
"To Kill A Legend" (Season 11 Episode 3, October 1994) Circle Drive on Colonial Street is featured prominently as the location for the battle re-enactment. The Colonial Street Church is seen in many shots.
"Seal of the Confessional" - Season 6 Episode 2 (1989) - Colonial Street Church appears in the opening sequence. Jaws Lake appears as Cabot Cove.
Stage 20 [pilot], Stage 22, Stage 25 (interior Jessica Fletcher's house), Stage 29, the backlot Train Station appeared in one episode.
Episode The Murder Channel (Season 11, Episode 6) features Brownstone Street and New York Street prominently. (1994)
"Judge Not" (Season 8 Episode 6) Shot in 1991 - featured the Embassy buildings in the Square of Warriors and Little Europe on the backlot.
Amazing Stories [TV Series]1985-1987Steven SpielbergIMDB Database page about Amazing Stories
Colonial Street [various episodes, including Santa 85 which featured the entire street covered in fake snow], Old Mexico [as The Alamo in 1985 episode Alamo Jobe]
Matlock [TV Series]1986-1995Dean HargroveIMDB Database page about Matlock
Seasons 1 to 6 filmed at Universal. The Matlock house is on Colonial Street (Corner House). Singapore Lake and Elm Street were also featured.
The Munsters Today (aka The New Munsters) [TV Series]1987 - 1991Arthur Annecherico IMDB Database page about The Munsters Today (aka The New Munsters)
3-camera sitcom filmed in front of a live studio audience at Universal. Special effect sequences were filmed in advance and played back to the audience during the shoot.
Colonial Street Munster house exteriors
The 'Burbs [Feature Film]1989Joe DanteIMDB Database page about The
Colonial Street featured heavily, including Walters / Burbs house, the Providence House, and the Drew House which featured as the Weingartners' home.
Beethoven [Feature Film]1991Brian LevantIMDB Database page about Beethoven
Colonial Street - the street the dogs escape from the van onto.
The garden and the back of the Newton's house (and their neighbours) was built for this movie and still exists at the top of the Universal backlot. It's now overgrown, but the shells of the houses built for this movie are still in place.
Shout [Feature Film]1991Jeffrey HornadayIMDB Database page about Shout
Colonial Street and Circle Drive was featured heavily.
Casper [Feature Film]1995Brad SilberlingIMDB Database page about Casper
Colonial Street, Colonial Mansion, Stage 12 (interior of Whipstaff Manor), Stage 28, Singapore Lake
Leave it to Beaver [Feature Film]1997Andy CadiffIMDB Database page about Leave it to Beaver
Colonial Street. The Leave it to Beaver house on the street was built for this movie.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer [TV Series]1997-2003Joss WhedonIMDB Database page about Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Colonial Street
Deep Impact [Feature Film]1998Mimi LederIMDB Database page about Deep Impact
Colonial Street (Hardy House) featured as the residential street where Leo lives. Falls Lake also featured.
Psycho [Feature Film]1998Gus Van SantIMDB Database page about Psycho
Colonial Street, Stage 12, Stage 20, Stage 22
All Star: Smash Mouth [Music Video]1999
Colonial Street
Why Dont You Get A Job: The Offspring [Music Video]1999McG
Extensive shooting around the backlot - Colonial Street, Courthouse Square, New York Street
Providence [TV Series]1999 - 2002John MasiusIMDB Database page about Providence
The main Providence house can still be found on Colonial Street. The Chicken Ranch also featured. Interiors were shot on Stage 22, Stage 24, Stage 25 and Stage 36.
Dilemma: Nelly & Kelly Rowland [Music Video]2002
Colonial Street is used throughout, apart from a few shots outside a movie theatre which were shot on New York Street.
The Ladykillers [Feature Film]2004Ethan Coen, Joel CoenIMDB Database page about The Ladykillers
The Harvey house on Colonial Street featured throughout.
Desperate Housewives [TV Series]2004 - 2012Marc CherryIMDB Database page about Desperate Housewives
Colonial Street and Elm Street as well as Stage 01 [production of season 3 started on Stage 1 then moved to other stages including larger Stage 41], Stage 03, Stage 04, Stage 05. In Season 1 Episode 18 the Log Cabin appeared as Camp Hennessey. Colonial Street sets featured: Delta House, Munster House, Harvey House, Hardy House, Dana House, Burbs House, Providence House, Cleaver House
Kicking and Screaming [Feature Film]2005Jesse DylanIMDB Database page about Kicking and Screaming
Colonial Street and Freeway Park. Interiors were shot on Stage 20.
Ghost Whisperer [TV Series]2005-2010John GrayIMDB Database page about Ghost Whisperer
Based on Courthouse Square, this series also filmed in the Chicken Ranch, on Colonial Street, on Elm Street, in the Underwater Tank and on Stage 05, Stage 06, Stage 18, Stage 19, Stage 20 at Universal.
Mockingbird Lane (aka The Munsters) [TV Pilot]2012Bryan Fuller IMDB Database page about Mockingbird Lane (aka The Munsters)
The Chicken Ranch near Colonial Street is being re-modelled to be the new 1313 Mockingbird Lane (May 2012)
Key and Peele [TV Series]2012-2015Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan PeeleIMDB Database page about Key and Peele
Colonial Street
Michael Bublé: It's A Beautiful Day [Music Video]2013Marc Klasfeld
Colonial Street / Wisteria Lane sets formerly used in Desperate Housewives
The Little Rascals Save the Day [Feature Film]2013Alex ZammIMDB Database page about The Little Rascals Save the Day
New York Street and Courthouse Square filming in October 2012
Colonial Street
Gibby [Feature Film]2015Phil GornIMDB Database page about Gibby
Colonial Street was featured for the street scenes
American Housewife [TV Series]2016Sarah DunnIMDB Database page about American Housewife
Colonial Street, Cleaver House
Why Him? [Feature Film]2016John HamburgIMDB Database page about Why Him?
Shooting on Colonial Street in April 2016
Good Girls [TV Series]2018Jenna BansIMDB Database page about Good Girls
Season 2 onwards was filmed in California, including Colonial Street on the Universal backlot