Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Release date:1973

Location(s):
  • Marina

Description:

Directed by Hall Bartlett; Paramount; fantasy about a seagull who aims to fly faster than his peers and arrives at a perfect world; filmed in and around the Monterey Regional Waste Management District's Marina landfill (what used to be called a dump); the district was formerly known as the Monterey Peninsula Garbage and Refuse Disposal District and its letterhead carries the slogan, "Home of Jonathan Livingston Seagull," because so much of the movie was filmed at the district's landfill; Oscar nominee for cinematography.