Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Rockford Files - Episode: The Prisoner of Rosemont Hall (1978) Filmed on location at USC - The University of Southern California, Los Angeles

ABOVE THREE IMAGES: Top two images are screen shots from this episode that shows the frat house Jim Rockford is visiting - the bottom of the three images is a screen shot that shows Jim Rockford at the door of the frat house with a white colored sorority house behind him.

The frat house is located on what was once called "Greek Row" at USC on west 28th Street. The frat house address is 833 West 28th Street, Los Angeles, CA.
The white colored sorority house seen over Jim Rockford's shoulder is located at directly across the street.

ABOVE TWO IMAGES: These images reflect how the frat & sorority houses look in 2015.

ABOVE PHOTO: Buck Young who passed away in 2000 played the owner of the Sand Castle Restaurant, Jake Sand. His birth name was John Otto Young.

ABOVE PHOTO: Frat Pledge Miller Claussen was played by Ric Carrott - Doubt any of today's frat houses have a manually operated telephone switchboard.

ABOVE PHOTO: University Police Chief Max Kilmore was played by the late great Kenneth Tobey, Kenneth Tobey was born Jesse Kenneth Tobey and passed away 2002 at age 85.
#1: Actor Bill Thornbury played Paul Lowe Douglas who ends up getting killed. Born in 1952, Bill is still acting today.
If you can identify actors #2, #3 or #4, please leave it in the comment section. Thanks
UPDATE: Jeff Mozilla identified #4 as Barney McFadden played Bert Hannan
Hannan passed away at age 59 in 2006 from a stroke.
 ABOVE PHOTO: Kathy Hilton, mother of Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Conrad Hilton, and Barron Hilton, played a young college student who was raped. Photo left side: Then - Photo right side: 2015
ABOVE PHOTO: Far Left: Frances Lee McCain (Born 1944) played Leslie Callahan - Right Side: Joyce Easton played Valerie Douglas - the mother of the killed college student. Valerie was born in 1930 and still is with us today in 2015.
ABOVE IMAGE: Left: Cuban born Daniel Ades played Machmoud. Ades passed away at age 59 in 1992. Right: Maurice Sherbanee played Khadaffi. Sherbanee was born in 1930 and still is acting in 2015.

ABOVE TWO IMAGES: Top of the two images - USC building used as "Rosemont Hall" Bottom of the two images - USC old "School of Social Work" building
ABOVE IMAGE: USC Campus - La Mariposa Apartments
Need help with this one. Not sure if the name of the apartments is just a filming prop or actually once existed. Anybody know where this building is located?
ABOVE IMAGE: Anybody know this actor?
UPDATE: Jeff Mozilla identified this actor as Barney McFadden played Bert Hannan
Hannan passed away at age 59 in 2006 from a stroke.

ABOVE TWO IMAGES: The above unaccredited actress attempts to place a phony rape charge on Jim Rockford.

1 comment:

mozilla said...

#4 in your picture is Barney McFadden.

Thanks for the site.

Jeff Morrison