Santa Cruz County History - Films

Full Text Newspaper ArticleSanta Cruz Evening News. May 27, 1920. p. 5


Fifteen members of the Charles Ray Moving Picture Company, following in the footsteps of other companies have arrived for an indefinite stay to secure outdoor scenes for a new production. Charles Ray is now one of the recognized stars of the screen, and is a prime favorite of local movie fans. The company are to take special mountain and rural scenes around Felton, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek and the Big Basin country.

With leading movie companies, headed by recognized stars coming this far north for scenes is pretty good evidence that Santa Cruz County is endowed with natural environments so necessary for scenic effects to set off plays to the best advantage.

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