Demolished in 2017.

Lucille Ball’s dressing room was located directly across the street from Stage 24, near the former attraction “Lucy, A Tribute” (now Studio Cafe). Her dressing room, when not in use, was a regular stop on the Universal Studios Tour in the early days.

Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Stage_24]

Ma and Pa Kettle [Feature Film]1949Charles LamontIMDB Database page about Ma and Pa Kettle
Stage 24, Courthouse Square
Pillow Talk [Feature Film]1959Michael GordonIMDB Database page about Pillow Talk
Stage 24
Man's Favorite Sport? [Feature Film]1964Howard HawksIMDB Database page about Man
Stage 24
Here's Lucy [TV Series]1968-1974IMDB Database page about Here
Seasons 3 onwards were shot at Universal (Stage 24). Seasons 1 & 2 were based at Paramount.
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.
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.
The Thing [Feature Film]1982John CarpenterIMDB Database page about The Thing
Stage 24, Stage 27
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]
Heart and Souls [Feature Film]1993Ron UnderwoodIMDB Database page about Heart and Souls
Stage 24
Jurassic Park [Feature Film]1993Steven SpielbergIMDB Database page about Jurassic Park
Stage 12 (Visitor Centre), Stage 16, Stage 23 [park maintenance shed], Stage 24 [visitors centre kitchen when velociraptors attack], Stage 27 [Ford Explorer falling through tree (suspended on cables), Brachiosaurus visiting cast in a tree in the morning, Nedry's encounter with a Spitter, attack on Muldoon], Stage 28 (Computer Control room and hatchery)
Front Page [TV Series]1993-1994IMDB Database page about Front Page
Stage 24
The Flintstones [Feature Film]1994Brian LevantIMDB Database page about The Flintstones
Stage 24
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
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.
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas! [Feature Film]2000Brian LevantIMDB Database page about The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas!
Stage 24
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.
National Treasure [Feature Film]2004Jon TurteltaubIMDB Database page about National Treasure
Stage 24
Raising Helen [Feature Film]2004Garry MarshallIMDB Database page about Raising Helen
Stage 22, Stage 24, Stage 29, Stage 34, Stage 41
The Skeleton Key [Feature Film]2005Iain SoftleyIMDB Database page about The Skeleton Key
Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 27, Stage 28, Stage 29
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest [Feature Film]2006Gore VerbinskiIMDB Database page about Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man
Mediterranean Square (as tavern in Tortuga, with additional set dressing). Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 28 and Stage 12 (tropical island village / Singapore) were also used.
You, Me & Dupree [Feature Film]2006Anthony Russo, Joe RussoIMDB Database page about You, Me & Dupree
Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 25, Stage 27, Stage 28
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End [Feature Film]2007Gore VerbinskiIMDB Database page about Pirates of the Caribbean: At World
Falls Lake, Stage 12 (tropical island village / Singapore), Stage 23, Stage 24, Stage 28.

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Studio Specifications


Stage 24

  • Area (sq.ft.):17584
  • Length (feet):157
  • Width (feet):112
  • Height (feet-inches):33-4
  • Floor Material:Wood over concrete sub floor
  • Pits/Tanks (LxWxH):N20-0x12-4×9-6
  • Distributed Load: 400PSF, Point Load: 4000/7000LBS
  • Door Openings (WxH):E21-0x23-11, W18-7×24-0