Santa Cruz County History - Films



On Location in Santa Cruz County
Alphabetical List of Films: S — Z

Compiled by Ann Young

 


This list contains the titles of films which were shot entirely or partially in Santa Cruz County, California. The year in front of the film title is the release date. If that date was not found, then the shoot date is given. Each title is followed by a listing of local newspaper articles, with links to the full texts of many articles from the 1910's and 1920's.

(1914) Salomy Jane

Note: The film is based on the story "Salomy Jane's Kiss" by Bret Harte.

Mentioned in a historical context:

McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. "Bret Harte in 'The Movies': An Appreciation of the Film Form in Which the Great California Author's Literary Masterpieces are Being Revived." Overland Monthly, June 1915, pp.487-497

McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. "Among The Movies." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, August 23, 1917, p.4

Gibson, Ross Eric. "Hollywood Came To Santa Cruz: Huge Redwoods Seen As Western Backdrops." San Jose Mercury News, February 1, 1994, p.1B

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1923) Salomy Jane

Note: Note: The film is based on the story "Salomy Jane's Kiss" by Bret Harte and the play by Paul Armstrong.

Detailed Discussions:

"Paramount Stars In Ben Lomond; Filming Salomy Jane." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 6, 1923, p.1

"Movie Work Delayed; Injured Man Improving." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 10, 1923, p.4

"'Salomy' Starting; More Movie Men Heading This Way." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 10, 1923, p.6

"Movie Men Enjoy Holiday Yesterday." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 16, 1923, p.6

"Filming of 'Salomy Jane' Nears End; Scenes Look Good." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 4, 1923, p.6

Sawyer, Preston. "Inside Workings Of Movie Making Told By Technical Director." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 6, 1923, p.3

Miscellaneous references:

(1920) The Scoffer

Note: The film was shot and released in 1920 but copyrighted in 1921.

Detailed Discussions:

"Another Movie Company to Film Local Redwoods." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, January 18, 1920, p.8

"Movie People Could Not Be Accommodated." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, January 22, 1920, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1916) The Sea Urchin

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

Leonard, James P. "'Sea Urchin' Is Enacted At Park Studio." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 16, 1916, p.7

"'The Sea Urchin' Has All The Elements Of A Good Strong Two Reel Film." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 18, 1916, p.4

Photographs:

(1964) Seagull Cry for Me

Note: Film was shot in 1964.

Detailed Discussions:

Trabing, Wally. "Santa Cruz Wins Part In New Movie 'Seagull Cry for Me'." Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 31, 1964, p.25

(1916) The Secret Formula

Detailed Discussions:

"First Production of La Petite Co." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, August 15, 1916, p.8

"Two Full Houses Attend Showing of Local Film." Santa Cruz Evening News, August 16, 1916, p.5

Miscellaneous references:

"The Movies: Jewel Theater Program." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, August 16, 1916, p.8

Photographs:

(1982) The Shadow Riders (TV)

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Louis L'Amour.

Detailed Discussions:

Chatenever, Rick. "Sorry, Girls, No Tom Selleck." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 8, 1982, p.11

Chatenever, Rick. "Cowboys In The Sand." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 11, 1982, p.17

Mentioned in a historical context:

Burnson, Patrick. "Straight Shots." Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

"Movie To Be Shot Here." Green Sheet, May 26, 1982, p.15

The Internet Movie Database

(1916) Smugglers' Awakening

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

"Smugglers Captured In Caves On Cliff Drive." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, June 10, 1916, p.3

Miscellaneous references:

"The New Title." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, June 26, 1916, p.4

Photographs:

(1928) Soft Living

Detailed Discussions:

"Fox Filmers Are Coming To Shoot New Photoplay." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, December 16, 1927, p.1

"Film Company Due To Arrive." Santa Cruz Evening News, December 17, 1927, p.8

"Shots Completed, Picture People Leave For South." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, December 21, 1927, p.6

Miscellaneous references:

Sawyer, Preston. "Fox Films Unit Invades Santa Cruz." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, March 13, 1928, p.1

The Internet Movie Database

(1996) Somebody Is Waiting

Detailed Discussions:

Franklin, Denise. "Hollywood Returns To Santa Cruz: Filming Features Places, Businesses Countywide." Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 22, 1995, p.A-2

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1922) Someone To Love

Note: Film was shot in 1922

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Players Arrive At Felton." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 28, 1922, p.4

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 17, 1956, p.16

(1922) The Somewhere Of Your Dreams

Note: Film was shot in 1922, and was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce

Detailed Discussions:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Film Attracts Huge Audiences At Both Movie Houses; Work Of Chamber Emphasized." Santa Cruz Evening News, October 24, 1922, p.1

(1923) Soul Of The Beast

Mentioned in a historical context:

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1919) The Specific

See Heart of Juanita

(1989) Split

Miscellaneous references:

(1916) The Sprite of the Breakers

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

"Two More Local Films Accepted." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, June 4, 1916, p.1

"'Sprite Of The Breakers' Great." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, June 13, 1916, p.8

Photographs:

(1939) Stand Up And Fight

Note: Film was shot in 1938.

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Group Taking Shots At DeLaveaga." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 5, 1938, p.1

"Movie Company Builds A 'Railroad' In One Night At Felton Big Trees Grove." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 9, 1938, p.1

"M-G-M Unit Completes Work Here; Movie Company Leaves $30,000 In Santa Cruz." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 14, 1938, p.1

Miscellaneous references:

(1986) Starman (TV)

Miscellaneous references:

(1988) Steel Heel

Note: Film was shot around 1988.

Detailed Discussions:

Hildreth, Rick. "Steel Heel." Good Times, October 6, 1988, p.10

(1918) Stella Maris

Note: The film is based on the novel by William J. Locke. It was shot in 1917 but released and copyrighted in 1918.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Gibson, Ross Eric. "In 1917, A Star-Struck Santa Cruz: Fans Flocked To Pickfords."San Jose Mercury News, February 8, 1994, p.1B

Miscellaneous references:

(1983) The Sting II

Detailed Discussions:

Chatenever, Rick. "The Making Of 'The Next Sting'." Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 22, 1982, p.15

Chatenever, Rick. "Another 'Sting'...In Our Town." Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 22, 1981, p.17

Mentioned in a historical context:

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Burnson, Patrick. "Straight Shots." Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.11

Miscellaneous references:

"Movie To Be Shot Here." Green Sheet, May 26, 1982, p.15

"Now We Have Our Very Own Film Festival." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, January 19, 1983, p.17

"'Sting II' Cures Hives." Photoplague, January 20, 1983, p.10

The Internet Movie Database

(1990) Stolen: One Husband (TV)

Note: "I Want Him Back!" was the working title.

Miscellaneous references:

Lovejoy, Bill. "Say, Isn't That...?" Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 5, 1989, p.A-2

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1990) Strawberry Road

Note: A Japanese film.

Detailed Discussions:

Chatenever, Rick. "Film Crew Heads For The Beach." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 5, 1990, p.D2

Miscellaneous references:

Trevino, Laramie. "The Glamorous World Of The Movie Extra." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, November 2, 1990, p.13

The Internet Movie Database

(1916) A Subtle Revenge

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

"The Local Movies." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, April 19, 1916, p.5

(1983) Sudden Impact

Miscellaneous references:

Mitchell, Sam. "Teen-age Vampires Pose No Threat To SC Image." Good Times, August 6, 1987, p. 5

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1917) Sudden Jim

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Clarence Budington Kelland.

Detailed Discussions:

"Moving Picture Company Arrives to Film Scenes." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 17, 1922, p.4

Mentioned in a historical context:

Snell, Earle. "Us Folks on the Film; A California Mountain Town That Has Gone Stark Movie-Mad." Sunset, The Pacific Monthly, March 1918, pp.43-46

Main, H. H. "Santa Cruz Is Vacation Land And Home Land For All; Nature's Gifts and Man's Work." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 28, 1921, p.2

Miscellaneous references:

"In Again, Out Again, Charlie." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 29, 1920, p.2

The Internet Movie Database

(1948) The Sun Comes Up

Note: The film is based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 17, 1949, p.6

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

(1917) The Sunset Trail

Note: The film is based on the story by Alice McIver.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Snell, Earle. "Us Folks on the Film; A California Mountain Town That Has Gone Stark Movie-Mad." Sunset, The Pacific Monthly, March 1918, pp.43-46

Miscellaneous references:

(1987) Survival Game

Miscellaneous references:

Mitchell, Sam. "Teen-age Vampires Pose No Threat To SC Image." Good Times, August 6, 1987, p.5

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1941) Suspicion

Note: The film is based on the novel "Before the Fact" by Francis Iles.

Miscellaneous references:

Gibson, Ross Eric. "Local Inspiration for Movie Classics: Hitchcock Had Link to Santa Cruz." San Jose Mercury News, November 29, 1994, p.1B

The Internet Movie Database

(1922) Ten Ton Love

Note: Film was shot around 1922

Miscellaneous references:

"Paramount Stars In Ben Lomond; Filming Salomy Jane." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 6, 1923, p.1

(1920) The Testing Block

Detailed Discussions:

"Thief Steals Bill Hart's Best Saddle." Santa Cruz Evening News, March 13, 1920, p.4

"Many Watch Hart Company Sunday." Santa Cruz Evening News, March 30, 1920, p.2

Mentioned in a historical context:

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Swift, Carolyn. "America's Cowboy Hero Had His Saddle Stolen While Filming In Felton." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, November 11, 1976, p.8

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Swift, Carolyn. "Dreams Of Stardom In Early Santa Cruz County." The Mid-County Post, January 7, 1992, pp.9-10

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1996) Thrill (TV)

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Robert Byrne.

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1925) Thunder Mountain

Note: The film is based on the play "Thunder" or "Howdy Folks" by Pearl Franklin, which was based on a story by Elia W. Peattie.

Detailed Discussions:

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 17, 1953, p.20

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Jensen, Lisa. On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Swift, Carolyn. "Dreams Of Stardom In Early Santa Cruz County." The Mid-County Post, January 7, 1992, pp.9-10

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1979) Tilt

Note: Film was shot in 1977 and 1978.

Detailed Discussions:

Pollock, Dale. "$2 Million Motion Picture to Be Made in Santa Cruz." Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 16, 1977, p.13

Pollock, Dale. "Production Begins In SC On Feature Film 'TILT'." Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 28, 1977, p.22

Stein, Ruthe. "A Hot Little Star With Lots Of Cool." San Francisco Chronicle, November 21, 1977, p.16

Pollock, Dale. "'Tilt' Levels Off SC Production Schedule." Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 16, 1977, p.17

Mentioned in a historical context:

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

"Goodbye, 'Tilt'." Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 21, 1977, p.2

Beebe, Greg. "Making Films In Paradise." Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 18, 1980, p.13

The Internet Movie Database

(1916) The Tip

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." April 21, 1957, p.20

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Photographs:

(1930) Tol'able David

Note: The film is based on the story of the same title by Joseph Hergesheimer.

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Sets Are Made At Felton For Film Story." Santa Cruz Evening News, August 28, 1930, p.5

"Noah Beery And Henry Walthall Here This Week." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, September 9, 1930, p.4

Rawson, Laura. "Soquel Supplies Youngest Actress Ever Filmed For Part In 'Tol'able David'." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, September 27, 1930, p.5

"Beery Hastens To Santa Cruz; Records For Speed Broken For 'Talkies'." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, September 28, 1930, p.1

"Hurried Trip Is Made By Actor To Act In Film Here." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 29, 1930, p.7

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 6, 1953, p.16

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

(1916) Traced in the Sands

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

"A Seashore Film Story." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, June 23, 1916, p.3

Photographs:

(1916) The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Note: Note: The film is based on the play "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" by Eugene Walter and the book of the same name by John William Fox, Jr..

Mentioned in a historical context:

Main, H. H. "Santa Cruz Is Vacation Land And Home Land For All; Nature's Gifts and Man's Work." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 28, 1921, p.2

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 17, 1956, p. 16

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Swift, Carolyn. "Dreams Of Stardom In Early Santa Cruz County." The Mid-County Post, January 7, 1992, pp.9-10

Gibson, Ross Eric. "In 1917, A Star-Struck Santa Cruz: Fans Flocked To Pickfords." San Jose Mercury News, February 8, 1994, p.1B

Miscellaneous references:

(1918) Tyrant Fear

Note: The film was shot in 1917 but released and copyrighted in 1918.

Detailed Discussions:

"The Movie Company." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, October 27, 1917, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1982) The Ugly Duckling

Note: Film was shot around 1982.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.9

(1915) The Valley of Hearts Delight

Note: Film was shot in 1915.

Detailed Discussions:

"Ben Lomond Notes." The Mountain Echo, October 30, 1915, p.4

(1958) Vertigo

Note: The film is based on the novel "D'Entre les Morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Jensen, Lisa. "On Location In Santa Cruz." Good Times, July 9, 1981, pp.14-15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

(1989) Watsonville on Strike (Documentary)

Note: Film was shot in 1989.

Detailed Discussions:

Fitch, Dan. "'Watsonville On Strike': Film Stirs Old Memories." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, April 18, 1989

(1992) Waves of Adventure In the Red Triangle

Note: Surfing/nature Video

Detailed Discussions:

Sunderland, Bill. "Injured Surfer Makes Video To Increase Awareness Of Environment." San Jose Mercury News, November 26, 1992, p.15F

(1931) Way Back Home

Note: "Old Greatheart" and "Other People's Business" were working titles. The film is based on the story "Other People's Business" by Jane Murfin.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Miscellaneous references:

(1935) Way Down East

Note: The film is based on the play by Lottie Blair Parker.

Detailed Discussions:

"Fox May Make New Film Here; Three Screen Officials Arrive By Plane Today." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 3, 1935, p.1

"50 Fox Film Actors and Technical Experts to Use Soquel Church As Setting for Film 'Way Down East'." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 3, 1935, p.1

"Soquel Church and Glen Canyon Covered Bridge Put in Movies; Film Company to End Work Today." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 13, 1935, p.1

"'Way Down East' Company With New Actress in Janet Gaynor's Role May Have to Return for S.C. Scenes." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 27, 1935, p.1

Mentioned in a historical context:

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Christie, Dana. "Lights! Camera! Santa Cruz!" Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.10

Miscellaneous references:

(1992) Welcome to Buzzsaw

See Out On a Limb

(1916) Welsh Rarebit and Pickles

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

O'Keeffe, John M. "At The Fer-Dal Studio: Finishing The First Film Backed By Santa Cruz Scenery." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, April 4, 1916, p. 3

Mentioned in a historical context:

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 21, 1957, p.20

Swift, Carolyn. "This Was A Favorite Filming Spot In The Early Days Of Movies." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, October 28, 1976, p.16

Swift, Carolyn. "Dreams Of Stardom In Early Santa Cruz County." The Mid-County Post, January 7, 1992, pp.9-10

Photographs:

(1937) Westbound Limited

Detailed Discussions:

"Universal Film Unit Arriving Here Tomorrow." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 21, 1937, p.1

"Zayante Hair Raiser; Vanishing Creek Irks Universal; Will Film Rail Epic." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 23, 1937, p.1

"Universal Film Company Here To Be Half Hundred." Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 23, 1937, p.6

"Lyle Talbot Arrives As Universal Films Rail Story." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 26, 1937, p.1

"Watches Movie 'Shots' Made Of Desk She Used Thirty-Five Years Ago; Old Time R. R. Employee At Felton Interested Location Spectator." Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 28, 1937, p.1

Miller, Ruth. "Visitors Noticeably Missing As Universal Shoots Train Scenes On Precarious Perch." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 30, 1937, p.3

"Film Men Here Quit City For Strike Sector; Universal Unit In Reluctant Exit Tonight." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 3, 1937, p.1

Sawyer, Preston. "Santa Cruz Yesterdays." Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 17, 1953, p.20

Miscellaneous references:

(1983) When Your Lover Leaves (TV)

Note: Film was shot in 1983.

Detailed Discussions:

Hyman, Rick. "We're in the Movies." The RoadRunner, June 1983, p1 (Santa Cruz County Cycling Club newsletter)

"Hollywood Picks Santa Cruz Again." Good Times, April 21, 1983, p.7

Long, Tom. "Casting Call Answered: Some Came For Money, Some For...." Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 1, 1983, p.A-8

Muraoka, Keith. "Capitola Council Says 'Hello Hollywood, Goodbye.'" Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 13, 1983, p.1

Miscellaneous references:

(1988) A Whisper Kills (TV)

Note: "Whisperkill" was the working title.

Detailed Discussions:

Koss, Jennifer. "Watsonville Becomes Faircrest And Residents Become Actors-for-a-Day." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, March 26, 1988, p.1

Koss, Jennifer. "Locals React To TV Movie: Loved Scenery, Hated Plot." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, May 17, 1988

Mentioned in a historical context:

Marks, Jamie. "Watsonville's Charm Reels In Hollywood Film Crews." Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 20, 1988, p.A1

Miscellaneous references:

(1988) Whisperkill

See A Whisper Kills

(1926) The Winking Idol

Note: The film was shot in 1925 but released in 1926.

Detailed Discussions:

"Universal Movie Folks At Boulder Creek." Santa Cruz Evening News, July 15, 1925, p.9

"Movie Company Working At Bear Creek, Other News." Santa Cruz Evening News, July 17, 1925, p.8

"Francis Ford Directing Serial In Boulder Creek." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, July 17, 1925, p.5

"Boulder Creek Man In 50 Foot Dive Aids Picture Making." Santa Cruz Evening News, July 18, 1925, p.5

"Many Witness Movie Folks In Thrilling Scene." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, July 21, 1925, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1978) The Word (TV)

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Irving Wallace.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Chatenever, Rick. "Movie Success No Overnight Sensation." Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 25, 1980, p.15

Miscellaneous references:

(1982) The World's Greatest Escape Artist (TV)

Note: Film was shot around 1982.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Burnson, Patrick. "Straight Shots." Visitors Guide, July 23-August 5, 1982, p.11

(1947) The Yankee

See Romance of Rosy Ridge


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