Movies in Monterey
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Films Shot in Monterey County
James Dean, Julie Harris and Jo Van Fleet (Oscar winner); directed by Elia Kazan; Warner Bros.; based on part of John Steinbeck's novel, it is a story about a sensitive youth who feel unloved and unwanted by his father; nominated for Oscars for screenplay, director and actor (James Dean in first starring role); scenes filmed in the Salinas Valley, including the city of Salinas.
Edge of Darkness, 1943
Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Judith Anderson, Walter Huston and Helmut Dantine; directed by Lewis Milestone; Warner Bros.; World War II drama about attempts to liberate Norway; scenes filmed at Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, which was transformed into a Norwegian fishing village, Point Lobos and the shores of Pebble Beach; Carmel Valley resident Louis C. Moore was a uniformed member of the German Luftwaffe in the film.
The Eiger Sanction, 1975
Clint Eastwood and George Kennedy; directed by Eastwood; Universal; a spy drama with mountain climbing.
Eleventh Hour, 1924
Charles Jones and Shirley Mason; Fox; silent film; drama aimed at children; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.
Escape to Witch Mountain, 1975
Eddie Albert and Ray Milland; directed by John Hough; Disney; story about children with powers from another planet being chased by a millionaire; scenes filmed in Carmel Valley, Big Sur and Pebble Beach (including the Crocker Mansion).
Dolores del Rio and Roland Drew; directed by Edwin Carewe; United Artist; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.
Everything for Sale, 1921
Kathlyn Williams; written by Hector Turnbull; Famous Players-Lasky picture.
Eve's Secret, 1925
Betty Compson and Jack Holt; produced by Clarence Badger; taken from the book, "Moon-Flower"; scenes filmed at the beach in Carmel.
The Eye of the Night, 1916
Main exterior scenes were filmed here, on the beach at Pacific Grove, at Point Pinos Lighthouse and along the 17 Mile Drive.
Our thanks to Joe Graziano of the Monterey County Herald for providing this information.
* - Indicates that Peninsula footage ended up on cutting room floor.