The Actual Southern California Locations where
2004's "First Daughter" was filmed.
in Samantha's first class, 'Samantha' and 'James' (Marc Blucas)
exiting the building. This is Royce Hall
at UCLA. They then walk out into "Dickson
the popular grassy quad which runs between the two oldest buildings on
the UCLA campus: Royce Hall (seen above) and Powell
Library. (seen below)
"Dickson Plaza" empties into Janss
Steps, a long series of brick steps running down
the hill to the west part of the UCLA campus.
We see Jann's Steps in the scene where
'Samantha' and her friend 'Amerie' (Mia Thompson) go water
sliding down the hill.
That water slide was constructed just to the (north) side of Jann's Steps.
And when the kids run back up the stairs,
it's Janss Steps that they are running
After a scare at a swim party, poor 'Samantha'
is dragged (in her bikini) to her
father's campaign office. Ignore the
sign outside that says "Redmond, CA". In fact,
this building is in downtown Los Angeles, it's the historic Biltmore
located at 506 S. Grand Avenue (at
5th & Grand).
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Some of the photos on this
page are stills from the DVD of "First Daughter"
(which you can buy by clicking
here) and are copyright 20th Century Fox .