The Bugle Sounds

Release Date: 1942

Location(s):
  • Fort Ord - Seaside

Description:

Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone and Marjorie Main; directed by S. Sylvan Simon, with Clyde De Vinna as director of photography; MGM; cavalry picture about an old sergeant discharged for insubordination who wins re-instatement; scenes filmed at Fort Ord.

The Caddy

Release Date: 1953

Location(s):
  • Del Monte Forest

Description:

Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Donna Reed; directed by Norman Taurog; Paramount; comedy about a music hall comedy act recalling how they got together; Oscar nominee for Best Song ("That's Amore"); scenes filmed at Fan Shell Beach near Cypress Point in Del Monte Forest, but none of the golf sequences was shot here.

The Candidate

Release Date: 1972

Location(s):
  • Monterey

Description:

Robert Redford, Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas; directed by Michael Ritchie; drama about politics; Oscar winner for screenplay; scenes filmed at the Monterey marina.

The Cat From Outer Space

Release Date: 1978

Location(s):
  • Salinas Valley
  • Big Sur

Description:

Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Harry Morgan, McLean Stevenson and Roddy McDowall; directed by Norman Tokar; Walt Disney; comedy about an alien cat with a collar that gives it extraordinary powers; scenes filmed at Big Sur and in the Salinas Valley.

The Count of Monte Cristo

Release Date: 1934

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach

Description:

Robert Donat; directed by Rowland V. Lee; Reliance; classic Hollywood swashbuckler; 20 seconds of the Lone Cypress at Pebble Beach.

The Deep Six

Release Date: 1958

Location(s):
  • The Lodge at Pebble Beach

Description:

Alan Ladd, Dianne Foster, William Bendix, Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore and Joey Bishop; directed by Rudolph Mate; Warner Bros.; World War II Navy drama; a car owned by Ramon Oliver of Monterey, a 1941 Cadillac convertible, was used in the film.

The Divine Lady

Release Date: 1929

Location(s):
  • Del Monte Forest

Description:

Victor Varconi, Corinne Griffith, H.B. Warner, Marie Dressler and Montague Love; directed and produced by Frank Lloyd; Warner; story of Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton; Oscar winner for Lloyd as director; Oscar nominee for Best Actress (Corinne Griffith) and cinematography; scenes filmed at the former Rittenhouse residence in Del Monte Forest.

The Eiger Sanction

Release Date: 1975

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

Clint Eastwood and George Kennedy; directed by Eastwood; Universal; a spy drama with mountain climbing.

The Eye of the Night

Release Date: 1916

Location(s):
  • Pacific Grove
  • Point Pinos Lighthouse
  • 17 Mile Drive

Description:

Main exterior scenes were filmed here, on the beach at Pacific Grove, at Point Pinos Lighthouse and along the 17 Mile Drive.

The Fast and the Furious

Release Date: 1955

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach
  • Carmel

Description:

Made by the King of the B Movies, independent filmmaker Roger Corman; scenes filmed in Pebble Beach and Carmel; two other of Corman's Peninsula-made films were "The Monster From the Ocean Floor" (1954) and "Road Racers" (1959); Corman made scores of B movies, mostly horror, teen-exploitation, biker and beach films; Corman could make a film in as little as three weeks and spend only a few hundred thousand dollars doing it; he hired young talent, some of whom went on to bigger and better things, among them George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, both of whom got their start with Corman.