Doheny Library on Film

USC has a rich filming history dating back to the early 1920's. Doheny Library, with its ivy league exteriors and ornate interiors, is a particularly popular location. Keep your eyes open, especially when watching TV: you never know when a familiar library spot will pop up next!

Feature Films

Blue Chips
Nick Nolte, Shaquille O'Neal
Doheny exterior

Brewster's Millions
Richard Pryor and John Candy
Doheny exterior

City Slickers II
Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern
Doheny Reference Center

The Graduate
Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katherine Ross
Doheny exterior

Gross Anatomy
Matthew Modine, Daphne Zuniga
Doheny Library

Lover's Knot
Bill Campbell, Jennifer Grey, Tim Curry
Doheny Reference Center and exterior courtyard

Man, Woman, and Child
Doheny exterior

Marathon Man
Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, RoyScheider, William Devane
Doheny Reference Center

Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson
Doheny lobby and Reference Center

Parallel Lives
Jill Eikenberry, Jack Klugman, Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Ally Sheedy, Robert Wagner, Jim Belushi, Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzera, Jo Beth Williams, Levar Burton
Doheny Exterior

Rising Sun
Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes
Doheny Library, ground floor

Doheny Reference, Government Documents, South Foyer, Treasure Room


Angel Dusted
Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Kirk Cameron
Doheny exterior

Hardcastle and McCormick
Brian Keith
Doheny Special Collections, ground floor lobby

Lou Grant
Ed Asner
Doheny Library

The Paper Chase
John Houseman
Various Campus Locations - filmed on campus for run of series

Remington Steele
Pierce Brosnan, Stephanie Zimbilst
Doheny Library Stacks

Joe Penny
Doheny Government Documents

Saved by the Bell
Doheny exterior

Tales from the Crypt
Doheny exterior

Ken Wahl
Doheny Library