Santa Cruz County History - Films



On Location in Santa Cruz County
Chronological List of Films: 1911 — 1920

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.

(1911) Diamond In The Rough

Note: Film was shot in 1911.

Detailed Discussions:

"We Are Discovered By The Selig Company." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 25, 1911, p.6

"Santa Cruz To Be Scene Of Moving Picture Enactments." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, September 26, 1911, p.1

"To Take Moving Pictures; Hills Of Santa Cruz A Setting For Enactments For Show House." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, September 26, 1911, p.1

"Selig Players Are Here." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 28, 1911, p.2

"Actors Chop Cowell's Wood." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 29, 1911, p.5

Miscellaneous references:

(1912) The Danites

Note: Film was shot in 1911.

Detailed Discussions:

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. "Movie Makers Liked Mountains, Big Trees For Film Backdrop." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, November 4, 1976, p.11

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

Miscellaneous references:

"Actors Chop Cowell's Wood." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 29, 1911, p.5

The Internet Movie Database

(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:

(1915) The Lily Of Poverty Flat

Note: The film is based on the poems "Her Letter," "His Answer," and "Her Last Letter" by Bret Harte.

Detailed Discussions:

Leonard, James P. "The Lily Of Poverty Flat: A Visit To Mimic Pioneer Village Where Movies Are Being Made." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, February 16, 1915, p.8

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:

(1915) The Lure of Woman

Note: "The Renegade" was the working title. The film is based on "The Renegade" by Paul Armstrong.

Miscellaneous references:

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

The Internet Movie Database

(1915) A Phyllis Of The Sierras

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same title by Bret Harte.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1915) The Renegade

See The Lure of Woman

(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

(1916) The Aryan

Note: The film is based on the story of the same title by C. Gardner Sullivan.

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:

(1916) The Call of the Pipe

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

Mentioned in a historical context:

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

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:

(1916) In the Carquinez Woods

See The Halfbreed

(1916) The Carquinez Woods

See The Halfbreed

(1916) Cindy Lane's Sacrifice

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Miscellaneous references:

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

Photographs:

(1916) The Feud

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Miscellaneous references:

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

Photographs:

(1916) The Halfbreed

Note: The film is based on "In The Carquinez Woods" by Bret Harte. "In The Carquinez Woods" and "The Carquinez Woods" were the working titles.

Mentioned in a historical context:

Miscellaneous references:

(1916) The Primal Lure

Note: The film is based on the novel, "The Primal Lure: A Romance of Fort Lu Cerne," by Vingie E. Roe.

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

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

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:

(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:

(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:

(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:

(1916) A Subtle Revenge

Note: Film was shot in 1916.

Detailed Discussions:

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

(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:

(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:

(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:

(1917) The Babes in the Woods

Note: The film is based on the fairy tale "Hansel und Gretel" collected in "Kinder und Hausmärchen" compiled by Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm.

Detailed Discussions:

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

Miscellaneous references:

"Mob Movie Scene: Children To Participate On Monday At The Powder Mill Flat." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 31, 1917, p.8

"Child Star, Known Here, Signed by New S. F. Film Company." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 3, 1922, p.5

The Internet Movie Database

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(1917) The Cold Deck

Detailed Discussions:

"Ince Company Filming Story." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, April 11, 1917, p.8

Mentioned in a historical context:

Miscellaneous references:

(1917) Freckles

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Gene Stratton-Porter.

Detailed Discussions:

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

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:

"Santa Cruz In The Films; Notes Up To Date." Santa Cruz Evening News, March 1, 1917, p.5

"Jack Pickford Here Tomorrow: The Rolard Company Arrives on Sunday." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 5, 1917, p.8

"Mary Pickford Leaves; Realistic Murder Trial In Court Room - Miss Huff Lands A Trout." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 19, 1917, p.8

"Fifty Movie Actors To Arrive: George Beban Will Be The Star Of The Play." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, October 3, 1917, p.3

The Internet Movie Database

(1917) The Girl of the Timber Claims

Note: "The Girl Of The Timberlands" was the working title. It is based on the story "The Girl Homesteader" by Mary H. O'Connor. The film was shot in 1916 but released in 1917.

Detailed Discussions:

"Griffith's Star Movie Players Are Staging Scenes Here." Santa Cruz Evening News, December 8, 1916, p.1

"Griffith Movie Players Will Arrive Today." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, December 8, 1916, p.2

"Movie Troupe Is Quick To Get To Work." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, December 9, 1916, p.2

"Santa Cruz In The Films; Notes Up To Date." Santa Cruz Evening News, March 1, 1917, p.5

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

Miscellaneous references:

(1917) The Girl of the Timberlands

See The Girl of the Timber Claims

(1917) Hell Hath No Fury

Note: The American Film Institute Catalog remarks that although the film "was completed and was to be released 20 Mar 1917, no confirmation of its actual release has been found. It is possible that this is the same film as "When Destiny Wills," which was released to the state rights market in Mar 1918. All the cast members listed for "When Destiny Wills" were also listed for "Hell Hath No Fury."

Detailed Discussions:

Miscellaneous references:

(1917) A Kentucky School Master

See Mountain Dew

(1917) Melissa of the Hills

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:

Photographs:

(1917) Mothers of Men

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Company in a Real Collision: Car with Actors Collides with Rev. H. E. Beeks' Machine." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 7, 1917, p.1 [full text]

"Shooting Pictures in Chinatown." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 8, 1917, p.8

"Movies at Close Range: Two Hours Acting Takes Eight Seconds on the Reel." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 9, 1917, p.8 [full text]

McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. "Pathetic Scenes Are Enacted; Willis Robards Taking Leading Part." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, March 13, 1917, p.5

"Stage Coach for Mary Pickford; The Robart Film Company Use Oldest Brick Building." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 16, 1917, p.8

Mary Pickford Leaves; Realistic Murder Trial in Court Room--Miss Huff Lands a Trout." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 19, 1917, p.8

McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. "Sunday Court Scenes of the Robard Players Attract Many People." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, March 20, 1917, p.5

"Mob Movie Scene." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 31, 1917, p.8

"Movie People in Accident: Delays the Blowing Up of Newspaper Office." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, April 5, 1917, p.1

"Robards Film Players Now At Work At Capitol." Santa Cruz Evening News, April 12, 1917, p.8

Gibson, Ross Eric. "Lost Film Mixed Politics, Love: 'Mothers Of Men' Created A Spectacle." San Jose Mercury News, February 15, 1994, p.1B

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

Miscellaneous references:

"Reid-Robards Plans for Releasing Pictures." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, March 13, 1917, p.5

The Internet Movie Database

(1917) Mountain Dew

Note: "A Kentucky Schoolmaster" was the working title.

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Company Arrives." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, July 7, 1917, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

Material from the Barbara Giffen collection in the History Archives, Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center, Santa Cruz, California

The Internet Movie Database

(1917) In Other Men's Boots

See A Romance of the Redwoods

(1917) Peggy Leads the Way

Note: "Peggy Takes The Lead" was the working title.

Detailed Discussions:

"Mary Miles Minter Here To Film Play." Santa Cruz Evening News, August 25, 1917, p.5

"Miss Minter and Co. to Film Play at Ben Lomond." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, August 25, 1917, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1917) Peggy Takes the Lead

See Peggy Leads the Way

(1917) Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

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:

Santa Cruz County History Journal, No. 1, 1994, p.112

The Internet Movie Database

(1917) A Romance of the Redwoods

Note: "In Other Men's Boots" was the working title.

Detailed Discussions:

Mentioned in a historical context:

"Jack Pickford Arrives: The Lasky Company To Act "Freckles" For The Films." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 7, 1917, p.8

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

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

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

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:

Photographs:

(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

(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:

(1918) Blue Blazes Rawden

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

Detailed Discussions:

"Felton At Mercy of Two Gun Hart And His Crowd." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 21, 1917, p.8

"Ince Players Take Scenes Near Felton." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, November 22, 1917, p.5

Miscellaneous references:

(1918) The Family Skeleton

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

Detailed Discussions:

"Photoplay Actors Here To Enact Film." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 7, 1917, p.8

"Another Motion Picture Co.; The New York Motion Picture Company At Work." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, May 7, 1917, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1918) Flare Up Sal

Note: "Flare Up Sal Of Jimtown" was the working title. The film was shot in 1917 but released and copyrighted in 1918.

Detailed Discussions:

"Dorothy Dalton Starts Filming 'Flare Up Sal of Jimtown.'" Santa Cruz Evening News, October 20, 1917, p.4

"Dorothy Dalton of Yukon Fame Arrives Today." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, October 20, 1917, p.4

"Dorothy Dalton And Her Players Finish Their Work." Santa Cruz Evening News, October 27, 1917, p.1

Miscellaneous references:

(1918) Flare Up Sal of Jimtown

See Flare Up Sal

(1918) Jules of the Strong Heart

Note: Film was shot in 1917.

Detailed Discussions:

Miscellaneous references:

(1918) M'Liss

Note: The film is based on the novel "M'Liss: An Idyll of Red Mountain" by Bret Harte.

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:

(1918) Rosemary Climbs the Heights

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

Detailed Discussions:

"Mary Miles Minter Coming To Santa Cruz." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, May 16, 1917, p.4

"American Film Players Arrive." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, May 19, 1917, p.4

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(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:

(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:

(1919) Blackie's Redemption

Note: "Powers That Pray" was the working title. The film is based on the novel "Boston Blackie" by Jack Boyle. The novel was compiled from two short stories, "Boston Blackie's Mary" and "Fred The Count," which appeared in the "Red Book Magazine" in November 1917 and January 1918 respectively.

Mentioned in a historical context:

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

Miscellaneous references:

(1919) False Evidence

Note: "Madelon of The Redwoods" was the working title. The film is based on the novel "Madelon" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.

Mentioned in a historical context:

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

Miscellaneous references:

"Movie Camera Men Visitors." Santa Cruz Evening News, September 11, 1920, p.6

The Internet Movie Database

Photographs:

(1919) Heart of Juanita

Note: The American Film Institute Catalog remarks: "This film was produced in 1916 under the title "The Passion Flower." When the Robertson-Cole Co. obtained it in the spring of 1919, the film's title was "The Specific." The film was released in 1919 under the title "Heart Of Juanita."

Detailed Discussions:

"Santa Cruz Scenes On The Screen." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 18, 1920, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1919) Just Squaw

Note: The film was shot in 1917 but released in 1919.

Detailed Discussions:

McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. "New Film Story." Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel, October 17, 1917, p.2

"Posing As Movie Actor." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, October 18, 1917, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1919) Madelon of the Redwoods

See False Evidence

(1919) The Matrimonial Mixup

Note: The American Film Institute Catalog remarks that although the film "was completed and was to be released 20 Mar 1917, no confirmation of its actual release has been found. It is possible that this is the same film as "When Destiny Wills," which was released to the state rights market in Mar 1918. All the cast members listed for "When Destiny Wills" were also listed for "Hell Hath No Fury."

Miscellaneous references:

"Film Company Finishes First Comedy Here." Santa Cruz Surf and Superior California Farmer, February 27, 1919, p.6

(1919) The Passion Flower

See Heart of Juanita

(1919) Powers that Pray

See Blackie's Redemption

(1919) The Specific

See Heart of Juanita

(1920) The Dead Line

See The Flame Of Hellgate

(1920) The Flame Of Hellgate

Note: "The Dead Line" was the working title. The film was shot in 1917 but released in 1920.

Detailed Discussions:

"Miss Michelena In Boulder Creek; New Film Hinted." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 19, 1917, p.1

"Beatriz Michelena To Film 'The Dead Line' At Boulder." Santa Cruz Evening News, June 23, 1917, p.1

"Beatriz Michelena At Boulder Creek." Santa Cruz Daily Surf, June 30, 1917, p.8

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

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

Santa Cruz County History Journal, No. 1, 1994, p. 70 (referred to here as "Dead End.")

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1920) Heart Of The Redwoods

Note: This film was shot previous to 1921.

Mentioned in a historical context:

(1920) Jes' Call Me Jim

Note: The film is based on the novel "Seven Oaks" by James G. Holland.

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, 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

Miscellaneous references:

(1920) The One-Way Trail

Note: The film was shot in 1919 but released and copyrighted in 1920.

Detailed Discussions:

"Film Players Make Long Trips to Big Timber; Actress Hurt." Santa Cruz Evening News, October 9, 1919, p.5

"Movie Scenes Of Santa Cruz." Santa Cruz Evening News, November 29, 1920, p.2

Mentioned in a historical context:

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

Swift, Carolyn. "Movie Makers Liked Mountains, Big Trees For Film Backdrop." Cabrillo Times & Green Sheet, November 4, 1976, p.11

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

Miscellaneous references:

Photographs:

(1920) Peaceful Valley

Note: The film is based on the play of the same name by Edward E. Kidder. It was shot and released in 1920 but copyrighted in 1921.

Detailed Discussions:

"Movie Company Here For Scene Effects." Santa Cruz Evening News, May 27, 1920, p.5

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

Mentioned in a historical context:

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

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:

(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:


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