Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Stage_17]

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein [Feature Film]1948Charles BartonIMDB Database page about Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Stage 06 [Lon Chaney Jr's transformation to the Wolfman, Staircase to basement], Stage 15 [Hotel Room set], Stage 17 [Lab set], Stage 19 [House of Horrors set], Stage 22 [Insurance Office set] at Universal.
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.

Studio Specifications


Stage 17

  • Area (sq.ft.):10080
  • Length (feet):144
  • Width (feet):70
  • Height (feet-inches):28-10
  • Floor Material:Wood over concrete sub-floor
  • Pits/Tanks (LxWxH):E20-0x10-0x9-0
  • Distributed Load: 500PSF, Point Load: 7000LBS
  • Door Openings (WxH):W14-4×17-10, S24-0x19-10, E12-3×19-10