Santa Cruz County History - Films


Full Text Newspaper ArticleSanta Cruz Evening News. April 12, 1917. p. 8

ROBARDS FILM PLAYERS NOW AT WORK AT CAPITOL


Willis L. Robards, head and moving spirit of the Santa Cruz film players who have been at work here for several weeks on their first production, "Mothers of Men," is now in Sacramento with a part of the company enacting scenes in the state capitol building.

Mr. Robards has completed arrangements with Secretary of State Frank C. Jordan permitting his company to film scenes in the capitol building and arrangements have been made with twenty-five of Sacramento's leading women to play parts in the scenes.