Passion Fruit

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach

Description:

Doraldina (champion hula dancer); scenes filmed at Cypress Point in Pebble Beach.

Soul of the Cypress

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

A fantasy short subject about a young composer whose music coaxes a dryad (a spiritual nymph who is the soul of a tree) out of the tree she dwells in. He is immediately smitten, but she offers him a difficult choice. If he wishes to stay with her he must throw himself into the sea so his immortal soul can be released.

Sunshine Gathers

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Carmel
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Documentary about California's fruit-growing industry made by George E. Stone; Scenes filmed at the Carmel Mission, Carmel River, elsewhere in the Carmel area and at Point Lobos; the film was done against a historical background, including the arrival of Father Junipero Serra who brought with him fruit trees from Spain; Monterey fishermen were used for the roles of soldiers and priests, and real soldiers from the Presidio of Monterey played the Indians.

Miss Hobbs

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Carmel

Description:

Wanda Hawley; directed by Donald Crisp; Realart Pictures; comedy about a rich, flighty young woman whose latest cause is radical feminism: exterior scenes filmed in Carmel.

The Love Light

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Mary Pickford and Fred Thomson; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.

The Mistress of Shemstone

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Roy Stewart and Pauline Frederick; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.

The Right of Way

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Monterey

Description:

Bert Lytell, Gibson Gowland and Leatrice Joy; directed by Jack Dillon; Metro; drama about a cynical attorney whose faith in mankind is restored; two endings were filmed -- one in which the hero dies, in line with the novel, "The Right of Way," by Sir Gilbert Parker, and the other a "happy ending," theater operators were allowed by Metro to show either ending -- or both at different showings; forest scenes filmed near Monterey.

The Snob

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

Two schoolteachers, married for love, are parted by the husband's obsessive desire for wealth and social position.

The Turning Point

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Old Hotel Del Monte - Monterey

Description:

Kathryn McDonald, Nigel Barrie, Leota Lorraine and William V. Mong; scenes filmed at the old Hotel Del Monte, now the Naval Postgraduate School.

A Man of Honor

Release date:1919

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach
  • Carmel Beach

Description:

A romantic drama based on Henry Kitchell Webster's novel, "A King of Khaki;" scenes filmed at the Pebble Beach golf course (turned into a village street in the semitropics) Carmel Beach and elsewhere on the Peninsula; Lockwood, a silent screen lover and early version of Rudolph Valentino, spent about three weeks here for the filming in June 1918; Lockwood died later that year; this was Lockwood's last film.

DirectorHarold Lockwood

Actor(s)

Harold Lockwood