It’s Alive (1974) Filming Locations – Los Angeles, California,
The 1974 classic horror movie “It’s Alive” by Larry Cohen, starring John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan, was filmed in Southern California in the the San Fernando Valley area (just north-west of Los Angeles). Cities including North Hollywood, Beverly Hills were said to have been used for this scary movie.
Exterior shots of the Hospital was the Victory Hospital located in North Hollywood. Same Hospital seen is all the episodes of Scrubs.
The interior scenes of the hospital are actually the Coldwater Community Hospital located at 6455 Coldwater Canyon Ave., North Hollywood, California (hospital, interiors)
google street view 6455 Coldwater Canyon Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91606
The school seen in the film is the Van Ness Avenue Elementary School, 501 N. Van Ness Avenue, Los Angeles, California
The Mansion used in the movie is Larry Cohen’s vintage Spanish-style home. on Coldwater Canyon, in Beverly Hills, CA
Filming Dates: Sept 1972 – Oct 1974
When: 10/20/1974, Warner Bros. / Larco Productions
Starring: John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan
Written and Directed By: Larry Cohen
Tips Provided By: Larry Cohen himself (for real)
Plot Summary: The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it’s scared. And it’s easily scared.
First Published: Oct 28, 2019, 11:20
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