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20th Century Fox Studios

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20th Century Fox Studios is one of the major studios in the Los Angeles area. Sadly, its large back lot was sold off to development in the 1960s.
Below are history plates from most of the stages at 20th Century Fox Studios. Stage 1 doesn't seem to have a history plate. The stages are not numbered sequencially and some numbers are no longer used, so some numbers are missing, such as 7.
The information below is taken from the plates. Any inaccuracies are also on the plates. There are gaps in the dates listed but it seems unlikely the stages sat empty for several years. There are also often gaps between stage built dates and the first film listed and nothing updated since the plates were installed.

Stage 2, built 1928
Features: Kidnapped 1938, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938, Alexander's Ragtime Band 1938, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1939, The Story of Alexander Graham Bel 1939, Stormy Weather 1943, Jane Eyre 1944, The Lodger 1944, Anna and the King of Siam 1946, The Snake Pit 1948, Night and the City 1950, The Desert Fox, 1951, Five Fingers 1952, The Robe 1953, Compulsion 1959, Goodbye Charlie 1964, Johnny Dangerously 1984. Television: Five Fingers 1959-1960, Hong Kong 1960-1961, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 1968-1970, James at 15 1977-1978, The Paper Chase 1978-1986.

Stage 3, built 1928
Features: Little Miss Broadway 1938, Young Mr. Lincoln 1939, Song of the Islands 1942, Heaven Can Wait 1943, Claudia 1943, Mother Wore Tights 1947, Miracle on 34th Street 1947, Sitting Pretty 1948, Unfaithfully Yours 1948, Twelve O'Clock High 1949, Cheaper by the Dozen 1950, The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953, Love is a Many Splendored Thing 1955, Love Me Tender 1956, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 1961. Television: Adventures in Paradise 1959-1962, Peyton Place 1964-1969.

Stage 4, built 1928
Features: Suez 1938, Mr. Moto's Gamble 1938, Rose of Washington Square 1939, Brigham Young 1940, Charley's Aunt 1941, Hudson's Bay 1941, The Dolly Sisters 1945, The Late George Apley 1947, Titanic 1953, Desiree 1954, How to be Very Very Popular 1955, The Best Things in Life are Free 1956, Beloved Infidel 1959, The Sound and the Fury 1959, Wild in the Country 1961, Marriage-Go-Round 1961, Return to Peyton Place 1961. Television: Perry Mason 1957-1966, James at 15 1977-1978, The Paper Chase 1978-1986, Picket Fences 1992-1996.

Stage 5, built 1930
Features: The Three Musketeers 1939, The Grapes of Wrath 1940, Blood and Sand 1941, Jane Eyre 1944, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945, The Razor's Edge 1946, Nightmare Alley 1947, Pinky 1949, Call Me Madam 1952, Niagara 1953, Take Her, She's Mine 1963, Von Ryan's Express 1965, Fantastic Voyage 1966, The Boston Strangler 1968, Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970, The Only Game in Town 1970, The Mephisto Waltz 1971, Young Frankenstein 1974, Damien: Omen II 1978, The Fury 1978. Television: Lost in Space 1965-1968, The Mod Squad 1968-1973, Trapper John M. D. 1979-1986, L.A. Law 1986-1994, The X-files 1993-2002, Murder One 1995-1997.

Stage 6, built 1930
Features: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938, The Rains Came 1939, The Mark of Zorro 1940, The Black Swan 1940, Lifeboat 1944, Miracle on 34th Street 1947, Gentlemen's Agreement 1947, Twelve O'Clock High 1949, The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951, My Cousin Rachel 1952, Viva! Zapata 1952, Love is a Many Splendored Thing 1955, Daddy Long Legs 1955, The King and I 1956, Desk Set 1957, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte 1964, Hello, Dolly! 1969, The Poseidon Adventure 1972, The Towering Inferno 1974, Nine to Five 1980, Big Trouble in Little China 1986, Predator 2 1990. Television: Bus Stop 1961-1962, Lost in Space 1965-1968, Starsky and Hutch 1975-1979, The X-Files, 1993-2002.
Stage 8 with history plate and tribute to Will Rogers.
Stage 8, built 1933
Features: A Little Princess 1939, Drums Along the Mohawk 1939, Lillian Russell 1940, Moon Over Miami 1941, Leave Her to Heaven 1945, Forever Amber 1947, The Gunfighter 1950, Fourteen Hours 1951, The Virgin Queen 1955, Bus Stop 1956, The Three Faces of Eve 1957, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 1957, An Affair to Remember 1957, South Pacific 1958, Can Can 1960, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation 1962, The Soind of Music 1965, Batman 1966, Mash 1970, The Towering Inferno 1974. Television Hong Kong 1960-1961, Charlie's Angels 1976-1981, Hart to Hart 1979-1984, Dynasty 1981-1989, L.A. Law 1986-1994, Murder One 1995-1997, Total Security 1997.

Stage 9, built 1928
Features: The Rains Came 1939, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1939, Little Old New York 1940, Tin Pan Alley 1940, Down Argentine Way 1940, Roxie Hart 1942, Wilson 1944, Keys of the Kingdom 1944, Laura 1944, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 1947, Call Northside 777 1948, The Egyptian 1954, The River of No Return 1954, There's No Business Like Show Business 1954, The Girl Can't Help It 1956, A Hatful of Rain 1957, The Fly 1958, What a Way to Go! 1964, Che! 1969, Jumpin' Jack Flash 1986. Television: Adventures in Paradise 1959-1962, Peyton Place 1964-1969, Arnie 1970-1972, MASH 1972-1983, Aftermash 1983-1984, The Wizard 1986-1987, Hooperman 1987-1989, NYPD Blue 1993-2004.

Stage 14, built 1936
Features: Rose of Washington Square 1939, Stormy Weather 1943,The Ox Bow Incident 1943, Come to the Stable 1949, David and Bathsheba 1951, The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1952, How to Marry a Millionaire 1953, Bus stop 1956, The Diary of Anne Frank 1959, Somethings Got to Give 1962, The Seven Minutes 1971, Nine to Five 1980, Modern Problems 1981, Die Hard 2 1990, Edward Scissorhands 1990, Toys 1992, Hot Shots' Part Deux 1993, Speed 1994, Broken Arrow 1996, Anywhere But Here 1999, Minority Report 2002, Mr. and Mrs. Smith 2004. Television: Swiss Family Robinson 1975-1976, Emerald Point.A.S. 1983-1984, 9 to 5 1986-1988.

Stage 15, built 1936
Features: Jesse James 1939, How Green Was My Valley 1941, Diamond Horseshoe 1945, Phone Call frm a Stranger 1952, From the Terrace 1960, Snow White & the Three Stooges 1961, The Sound of Music 1965, Valley of the Dolls 1967, Silent Movie 1976, Silver Streak 1976, The Other Side of Midnight 1977, The Turning Point 1977, Project X 1987, Die Hard 1988, The War of the Roses 1989, Edward Scissorhands 1990, Broken Arrow 1996, One Fine Day 1996, Alien Resurrection 1997, The Siege 1998, Fight Club 1999, Bedazzled 2000, Dr. Dolittle 2 2001, Minority Report 2002. Television: Five Fingers 1959-1960.

Stage 16, built 1936
Features: In Old Chicago 1938, My Gal Sal 1942, Springtime in the Rockies 1942, The Gang's All Here 1943, Gentleman's Agreement 1947, Stars and Stripes Forever 1952, The King and I 1956, Can-Can 1960, State Fair 1962, Fantastic Voyage 1966, The Sand Pebbles 1966, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969, Hello, Dolly! 1969, Myra Breckinridge 1970, Beneath the Planet of the Apes 1970, The Great White Hope 1970, The Towering Inferno 1974, Project X 1987, Edward Scissorhands 1990, Alien Resurrection 1997, Fight Club 1999, Bedazzled 2000, Dr. Dolittle 2 2001. Television: Hong Kong 1960-1961, Bus Stop 1961-1962, Lie to Me 2008 - 20010.

Stage 17, built 1966
Features: The Sand Pebbles 1966, A Guide for the Married Man 19877, Doctor Dolittle 1967, Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971, The Star Chamber 1983, Big Trouble in Little China 1986. Television: Land of the Giants 1968-1970, Trauma Center 1983, Cover Up 1984-1985, The Tracey Ullman Show 1987-1990, True Colors 1990-1992, Judging Amy 1999-.

Stage 18, built 1966
Features: Way Way Out 1966, Valley of the Dolls 1967, The Sweet Ride 1968, Justine 1969, M*A*S*H 1970, The Star Chamber 1983. Television: Time Tunnel 1966-1967, Judd, the the Defense 1967-1969, Bracken's World 1969-1970, Cover Up 1984-1985, Doogie Howser, M.D. 1989-1993, Chicago Hope 1994-2000, Judging Amy 1999- .

Stage 19, built 1966
Features: Caprice 1966, Way Way Out 1966, Valley of the Dolls 1967, The Sweet Ride 1968, Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971, Big Trouble in Little China 1986, Black Widow 1987, Worth Winning 1989. Television: Time Tunnel 1966-1967, Felony Squad 1966-1970, Bracken's World 1969-1970, Cade's Country 1971-1972, Doogie Howser M.D. 1989-1993, Chicago Hope 1991-2000.

Stage 20, built 1966
Features: Doctor Dolittle 1967, Bandolero! 1968, The Secret Life of an American Wife 1968, Planet of the Apes 1968, The Buddy System 1984, Predator 2 1990, Dying Young 1991, The Great White Hype 1996. Television: Julia 1968-1971, Civil Wars 1991-1993, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1998-2001, Reba 2001-.

Stage 21, built 1966
Features: In Like Flint 1967, The Secret Life of an American Wife 1968, Planet of the Apes 1968, The Boston Strangler 1968, Star 1968, At Long Last Love 1975, Damnation Alley 1977, The Other Side of Midnight 1977, The Rose 1979, Predator 2 1990, Jack the Bear 1993, Rising Sun 1993. Television: Land of the Giants 1968-1970, Picket Fences 1992-1996, Dharma && Greg 1997-2002.

Stage 22, built 1966
Features: Doctor Dolittle 1967, In like Flint 1967, The Detective 1968, Star! 1968, Planet of the Apes 1968, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes 1972, At Long Last Love 1975, Silent Movie 1976, The Other Side of Midnight 1977, Damnation Alley 1977, Nine to Five 1980, Making Love 1982. Television: The Fall Guy 1981-1986, Have Faith 1989, Anything But Love 1989-1992, South Central 1994, Dharma && Greg 1997-2002.
The studio is filled with topiary.
Hall of Music.

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