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.
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.
Robert Redford, Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas; directed by Michael Ritchie; drama about politics; Oscar winner for screenplay; scenes filmed at the Monterey marina.
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.
Robert Donat; directed by Rowland V. Lee; Reliance; classic Hollywood swashbuckler; 20 seconds of the Lone Cypress at Pebble Beach.
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.
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.
Clint Eastwood and George Kennedy; directed by Eastwood; Universal; a spy drama with mountain climbing.
Main exterior scenes were filmed here, on the beach at Pacific Grove, at Point Pinos Lighthouse and along the 17 Mile Drive.
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.