The Real World of Perry Mason
Trivia By Episode
These items have been moved to the appropriate episode pages. Episodes which currently have location trivia are too numerous to list. Search for "Location:" (in quotes) with the Wiki Search box in the sidebar.
Those short scenes showing a building or locale that are used to set the scene for upcoming action. Click the picture for more information. Use your browser's back function to return here.
|The Hall of Justice |
Seen in a panning shot before a scene in the jail. Built in 1925, this building also housed the criminal courts until 1973. USC Los Angeles Walking Tour site here.
|The Courthouses: Stanley Mosk and Others |
Courthouse establishing shots are seen throughout the series with the Stanley Mosk Courthouse (pictured) being the most famous and frequently seen.
|The "Brent Building" |
Seen in an upwards pan shot before a visit to Perry's office. In real life, it was the Bank of California building at 6th and Flower.
|The Airports |
Seen throughout the series, several airports have been used in establishing shots and some as the stage of action. The picture shows the popular Burbank Airport.
|County Hospital |
Seen throughout the series, from various angles, before a hospital scene.
|Plummer Park |
Located at 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, this park was handy when an outdoor locale was needed.
|Las Vegas etc. |
A popular dwelling place for people that put pressure on Perry's clients, the shots usually feature some familiar signage.
|Bars and Clubs |
Popular locations for moving the story along, exteriors are occasionally seen. Shown here: Red's Reef Bar and Grill.
|Chatsworth/Iverson Ranch |
Eric Cooper points out some exterior scenes that look like the area near Chatsworth, California. (9/21/07)
|The Houses |
There are many real homes used in the series. Some more than once.
|The Lakes |
Several episodes feature a lake as a location. Here are a few.
|General Services Studios 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave. |
The General Services Studio is a popular location since the show was filmed there for awhile. The address appears often as well.
|Address Shots |
This is an unusual establishing shot in that we don't see a location but an address. A popular form is the vehicle registration. Sometimes, the address has special significance.