Though it obviously looks like a complete house on screen it turns out. The psycho house april 8 2015 welcome back to another edition of zoom lens where we take a closer look at different attractions both in the park and in the studio.
1980 1982 in december 1980 the psycho house set was seen being dismantled.
House from psycho. The novel is not related to the 1986 film psycho iii or the 1990 film psycho iv. The psycho house and bates motel sets. Norman s brooding home with his mother sitting in the window is one of the more striking images not only of psycho but of all horror movies ever.
It has been said that the house designed by art directors joseph hurley and robert clathworthy was loosely based on an edward hopper painting called house by the railroad. Psycho iii is a 1990 novel by american writer robert bloch a sequel to his 1959 novel psycho and 1982 novel psycho ii. Please note the backlot photos are to be used as guidelines only.
Psycho house sometimes referred to as psycho house. However it may have been inspired by the telefilm bates motel. It s one of the most iconic horror locales in movie history and these behind the scenes pics reveal the real bates house made famous in alfred hitchcock s 1960 classic psycho.
The house features prominently in the universal studios tour and it s made appearances in everything from murder she. Episode brushfire 1972 the psycho house including the road which ran between the bates motel and the house is seen here in 1972 in the tv series emergency. During 1981 major.
It next appeared painted pink in the 1981 chevy chase comedy modern problems where the house appeared to have been transported to the beach. Psycho 1960 on imdb. Movies tv celebs and more.
Psycho house set in emergency. Psycho house set in the mid 1970 s the psycho house is seen here in the mid 1970 s still in its original location on the backlot above laramie street. Against the modern america of functional apartment buildings cars and highways the bates house is a gothic throwback an ominous reminder of tales of a terrifying past.
The bates house and motel were constructed on the backlot at universal city studios in 1959 for the production of psycho. In 1959 robert bloch w. Over the years the building has been expanded relocated renovated and completely rebuilt the facade anyway since that s all it ever was.
The psycho house was one of the main attractions of the early days of the tour. A phoenix secretary embezzles 40 000 from her employer s client goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Since 1959 the bates mansion better known as the psycho house has stood on the universal studios hollywood backlot.
Psycho house if interested in utilizing this location as the house from psycho or referencing the film for a production shoot license clearance from the hitchcock foundation is required. In light of the psycho house restoration i chose to give you guys a little history on this iconic set.