Fred Astaire, Jack Lemmon and Kim Novak; directed by Richard Quine; Columbia; story about a U.S. diplomat in London who takes rooms with a murder suspect; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.
After an old man loses his beloved house cat to a mountain lion, he sets off into the at once brutal and arresting Big Sur Wilderness to seek his revenge.
Harold Lockwood, May Alison and Thomas Ricketts; American Motion Picture Co.; set in early California about 1850;scenes filmed in Monterey, including historic sites, with local actors in supporting roles, among them Herb Nuttall, Phil Satterbach, Wilton Gonzendorier, Alvin Johnson, Margaret Wright, Fred Nicholson and Helen Otis; an old horse-drawn street car was used in the filming.
Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara and Brian Keith; directed by David Swift; Disney; story about twin daughters (both played by Miss Mills) whose parents are separated and how they try to bring the family back together; scenes filmed at the baggage counter at the Monterey Peninsula Airport, on the balcony of The Lodge at Pebble Beach overlooking the 18th hole of the golf course and at Cypress Point in Pebble Beach; Wharf Theater actors Bill Houle, Ruth Warshawsky, Ron Robertson, George Gordon and David Riley were extras in the film.
Clara Bow; directed by Harry Hoyt; Arrow.
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.
Lewis Stone; Selig-Rork; scenes filmed in the Carmel area.
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Eva Marie Saint and Charles Bronson; directed by Vincente Minnelli; MGM; love story about a liberated artist with an illegitimate son living in a Monterey beach shack and a dedicated, married and confused minister who is in charge of a school; Oscar winner for Best Song ("The Shadow of Your Smile"); scenes filmed in Monterey and Big Sur.
Robert Young and Betsy Drake; directed by James Kern; United Artist; suspense drama about a man suspected in the death of his fiancee.
Filmed entirely on the Monterey Peninsula, a docudrama relating to the teachings of Dr. Wayne Dyer.