Santa Cruz County History - Arts


See AlsoFor information about actors and the film industry in Santa Cruz, see Films. Also see articles in Making a Living and People

de Gavere, Cor Heath, Frank and Lillian

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For almost a score of years the town had slumbered in obscurity--and blessed contentment. Some time before that, it had been a slumbering metropolis with a sawdust ozone, "Whiskey Row," pay days and the red tinged nights that follow. But as the trees fell and were converted into marketable commodity ..." [More]

Excerpted from Us Folks on the Film: A California Mountain Town that has Gone Stark Movie-Mad by Earle Snell