Santa Cruz County History - Films

On Location in Santa Cruz County


Romance of the Redwoods: Scene from Film (with Mary Pickford)

Romance of the Redwoods: Scene from Film (with Mary Pickford)

This photograph was taken by Preston Sawyer during the filming of "Romance of the Redwoods" in 1917. Mary Pickford is at the stagecoach door. The locale is the Ben Lomond area.

"The company in which Mary Pickford is starring is her own and she has engaged Cecil DeMille of the Laskeys to direct it. The company as yet is not permanently located."
Santa Cruz Daily Surf, March 16, 1917, p.8

Source: This photograph is from the Santa Cruz Photograph Collection in Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz. It is the property of the Regents of the University of California and may not be used in any way without the express permission of the University Library. Used here with permission.

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