Eyes on Louisiana:
Movies and Television Series Featuring Louisiana Locations
from Louisiana Plantations. Used with
06/15/06. All movie
information verified either through viewing or through the IMDB.
- The Big Easy (Fox, 1996-1997). Based on
characters from the film of the same name.
- Bourbon Street Beat (Warner Brothers
Television, 1959-1960). This series featured Andrew Duggan and
Richard Long as New Orleans PIs and Van Williams as their friend, a
law student. Arlene Howell was Williams' beauty queen girlfriend and
Duggan and Long's secretary. A complete list of episodes is available
at the IMDB site.
- The Client (television series) (CBS 1995-1996).Based
on the Grisham novel The Client and the 1994 film starring
Susan Sarandon. The series starred JoBeth Williams in the Sarandon
role of Regina (Reggie) Love.
- Frank's Place (1987-1988). Series
starring Tim Reid as a Boston professor who inherits a New Orleans
restaurant. Well written and well acted.
- Longstreet (1971). James Franciscus is a blind investigator working in New Orleans.
- Orleans (CBS, 1996-1997).Starred Larry Hagman as
Judge Luther Charbonnet and Ralph Waite as Otis Leblanc. Legal trivia:
Larry Hagman's father was a district attorney.
"So Help Me, God" (air date November 29, 1989). Sam leaps
into the body of Louisiana lawyer Leonard Yancey who takes on
the case of a black woman accused of murdering the son of the town's
richest man. Features Tyra Ferrell as Lila Berry, the accused woman,
William Schallert as the judge, and Kathleen Noone as the mother of
the dead man.
Murder, She Wrote:
"Big Easy Murder" (air date October 12, 1995). Jessica visits New
Orleans for research, and becomes involved in voodoo and murder.
May, John R., Louisiana Writers in Film, 23 Southern Quarterly
Mott, Donald R., Louisiana Filmmaking: A Grassroots Perspective, 23 Southern
Schuth, H. Wayne, The Images of Louisiana in Film and Television,
23 Southern Quarterly 5.
Schuth, H. Wayne, The Image of New Orleans on Film, 19 Southern
Quarterly includes many other interesting articles on the
For more sites featuring Louisiana in the movies check out
in Motion Pictures
Apostle: Interview with Robert Duvall
Louisiana Film Commission
History: Louisiana in the Movies
Plantations (more pictures of plantations at Louisiana
Mississippi: Red and Atchafalaya Rivers
or search the Internet
Movie Database for Louisiana locations.