Houmas House Plantation and Gardens has been a member of the supporting cast in a variety of motion pictures, made-for-television movies, TV series episodes, Soap Opera location shoots, television commercials and a variety of other projects that required consummate plantation visuals.

still from Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte (1964)

From Bette Davis to Cicely Tyson, Chevy Chase, James Franciscus, Susan Lucci, and others, Houmas House has complimented the work of stars.

With the property restored to its antebellum glory, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is once again available as a preferred location for film and video projects.

A brief on-screen history of Houmas House:

  • Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, 1964

  • View Theatrical Trailer HERE
  • Longstreet TV Series, 1971-72
  • Moon of the Wolf, 1972
  • Mandingo, 1975
  • A Closer Walk, 1976
  • Big Bob Johnson and his Fantastic Speed Circus, 1978
  • A Woman Called Moses, 1979
  • All My Children, 1981
  • Fletch Lives (Fletch II), 1988
  • Snow Wonder (Hallmark Hall of Fame), 2006
  • K'ville (Fox TV series, pilot and first episode), 2007
  • Top Chef, 2009
  • , View segment HERE
  • Revenge of the Bridesmaids, 2010
  • Love, Marriage, Wedding, 2010
  • Wheel of Fortune, 2011
  • , View segment HERE

    The Mansion and grounds have also been seen in commercials for Budweiser, Virginia Slims, Best Buy, Hibernia Bank and the State of Louisiana (tourism).