Demolished in 2017


Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Stage_22]


TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
The Egg and I [Feature Film]1947Chester ErskineIMDB Database page about The Egg and I
Stage 22
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.
To Catch A Thief [Feature Film]1955Alfred HitchcockIMDB Database page about To Catch A Thief
Stage 22
Thoroughly Modern Millie [Feature Film]1967George Roy HillIMDB Database page about Thoroughly Modern Millie
Stage 12 (Muzzy Estate), Stage 22, Stage 27, Stage 28 were the soundstages used. The Paris Opera House sets on Stage 28 were used for the theatre sequence. Many exterior scenes were shot on New York Street and Brownstone Street. The Square of Warriors embassy buildings featured as Carol Channing / Muzzy's house.
Airport [Feature Film]1970George SeatonIMDB Database page about Airport
Brownstone Street featured when Van Heflin enters Maureen Stapleton's cafe to borrow money for his plane ticket.
Stage 22, Stage 24, Stage 28 (special effects stage - flying miniatures)
The scene where the plane is stuck on the snowbound runway was shot on the Barham Blvd parking lot on the Universal front lot.
Play Misty for Me [Feature Film]1971Clint EastwoodIMDB Database page about Play Misty for Me
Stage 22
The Sting [Feature Film]1973George Roy HillIMDB Database page about The Sting
Brownstone Street and New York Street feature as Old Chicago. The theater on the south side of New York Street featured as the exterior of the Burlesque Theater, and an elevated rail track was built to run above the street. The Paris Opera House sets on Stage 28 were used for the theater interior scenes. Stage 12, Stage 22, Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 27 and Stage 32 were also used.
Kojak [TV Series]1973-1978Abby MannIMDB Database page about Kojak
Colonial Street, New York Street, Stage 22
The Incredible Shrinking Woman [Feature Film]1981Joel SchumacherIMDB Database page about The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Stage 12, Stage 22, New York Street
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.
Mrs Santa Claus [TV Movie]1996Terry HughesIMDB Database page about Mrs Santa Claus
New York Street, Stage 22
The Lost World: Jurassic Park [Feature Film]1997Steven SpielbergIMDB Database page about The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Old Mexico, Stage 12, Stage 22 [Worker Village kiln house & shed], Stage 24 [T Rex stage - sets were build around the dinosaurs which ran on tracks], Stage 25 [Full size T Rex scenes. The T Rexs were so large they could not be moved from Stage 25 once assembled - the sets had to be built and moved around them], Stage 27 [Gatherers base camp], Stage 28
Psycho [Feature Film]1998Gus Van SantIMDB Database page about Psycho
Colonial Street, Stage 12, Stage 20, Stage 22
Annie [TV Movie]1999Rob MarshallIMDB Database page about Annie
Stage 22, Stage 25
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.
CSI [TV Series]2000-2015Ann Donahue, Anthony E. ZuikerIMDB Database page about CSI
Based on Stage 22, Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 25 on the Universal front lot. Many sets on the backlot have also appeared including the Chicken Ranch (2005) and New York Street sets.
Hulk [Feature Film]2003Ang LeeIMDB Database page about Hulk
A new set of houses was built on Elm Street on the backlot for this movie. Banner's childhood home was built on the Falls Lake tank. These stages were used for interior scenes: Stage 01, Stage 12 [underground lab], Stage 22, Stage 23 [father's house interior], Stage 27, Stage 28 [the first floor of Bruce Banner's house], Stage 35.
Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement [Feature Film]2004Garry MarshallIMDB Database page about Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
The streets of Little Europe doubled as Genovia. The Square of Warriors appeared as the exterior of the royal residence. The Train Station also appeared. Interiors were shot on Stage 22, Stage 23, Stage 27 and Stage 36.
Raising Helen [Feature Film]2004Garry MarshallIMDB Database page about Raising Helen
Stage 22, Stage 24, Stage 29, Stage 34, Stage 41
Jarhead [Feature Film]2005Sam MendesIMDB Database page about Jarhead
Stage 12 (aircraft interior), Stage 22, Stage 28, Little Europe Eastern Area
Serenity [Feature Film]2005Joss WhedonIMDB Database page about Serenity
Stage 12, Stage 19, Stage 22
Superstore [TV Series]2015IMDB Database page about Superstore
Stage 22, Stage 23

Studio Specifications

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Stage 22

  • Area (sq.ft.):11618
  • Length (feet):157
  • Width (feet):74
  • Height (feet-inches):27-0
  • Floor Material:Wood over concrete sub floor
  • Pits/Tanks (LxWxH):S35-0x17-0x6-5, E10-7×4-7×8-0
  • Distributed Load: 500PSF, Point Load: 7000LBS
  • Door Openings (WxH):E14-0x17-4, W12-0x21-6