Double Indemnity (1944) Filming Locations

Location #1: Opening scene


South Olive Street & West 5th Street, Los Angeles, California, United States

Location #2: Driving down the street


South Olive Street & West 6th Street, Los Angeles, California, United States

Location #3: Arriving



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Location #4: Pacific Building


This is a studio backlot / movie set

Location #5: House of Dietrichsons


6301 Quebec Drive, Los Angeles, California, United States

3 thoughts on “Double Indemnity (1944) Filming Locations

  1. Ken Dee

    Whenever this film-noir movie is shown at various art-house movie theaters in the current day, the audience erupts in laughter when Fred MacMurray refers to the house at 6301 Quebec Drive as the type the someone must’ve paid a whopping $30,000 for! It’s listing on lists its current value at $2,064,000. Times have changed!

  2. Susanna

    Great detective work, thanks!
    I live in LA, near where everything was filmed, and I’m noticing how many of these actual shooting locations “fit” the story. For instance, the Walter Driving Lola location is a few blocks from Walter’s house and on the exact route he would take driving between his apartment and the Dietrichson’s.
    Jerry’s Market on Melrose isn’t too far from where they both live, but just far enough to not be where she would typically shop.
    You didn’t include the spot overlooking the Hollywood Bowl where Walter takes Lola to talk, it’s in close proximity to the Dietrichsion’s house. It would
    have been shot about five years after the Bowl was constructed, and one could watch a show looking down from that hill. These days the view is obstructed by thick brush.
    One funny thing is that Walter is actually the one who lives in Los Feliz, while the Dietrichson’s live in the Hollywood Hills area.
    Anyway, they obviously chose actual locations that would make perfect sense to the Hollywood industry folks. What fun…films are definitely not shot that way anymore!

  3. Brenda Lester

    I’m thrilled to see the locations. Thank you for your hard work. This film is a top noir favorite of mine, up there with “Asphalt Jungle.”
    I can smell the honeysuckle.


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