Los Angeles Plays Itself

All the films shown in the wonderful essay on the portrayal of Los Angeles in cinema Los Angeles Plays Itself

One film not included as they are missing from IMDB and TMDB
- Bunker Hill (student film)

Also excluded
- Dragnet (tv)
- The Blue Knight (tv)
- Vuelve (music video)

There are 26 films in this list released in the 1940s.

  • He Walked by Night
  • Nocturne
  • Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
  • This Gun for Hire
  • The Blue Dahlia
  • Detour
  • Nobody Lives Forever
  • Dragon Seed
  • The Street with No Name
  • China Girl
  • The White Cliffs of Dover
  • D.O.A.
  • The Big Sleep
  • Double Indemnity
  • Mildred Pierce
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • Till the End of Time
  • The Devil Thumbs a Ride
  • Hollywood Canteen
  • Johnny Eager
  • Suspense
  • Criss Cross
  • Shockproof
  • The Unfaithful
  • Saboteur
  • Meshes of the Afternoon