Santa Cruz County History - Films

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Film Studios at DeLaveaga: Laboratory

Film Studios at DeLaveaga: Laboratory

Above is a postcard of the film laboratory of the Fer Dal company located in DeLaveaga Park. Between March and May of 1916, the Fer Dal company made the following films at the studio:

- "The Tip"
- "The Call of the Pipe"
- "Welsh Rarebit and Pickles"
- "A Subtle Revenge"

The Santa Cruz Motion Picture Company took over the studio and made the following films between May and August 1916:

- "The Sea Urchin"
- "The Feud"
- "Cindy Lane's Sacrifice"
- "The Sprite of the Breakers"
- "Smugglers' Awakening"
- "Traced in the Sands"

In August 1916, La Petite Film Company used the studio to make "The Secret Formula."

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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