The Forger

Release date:2012

Location(s):
  • Carmel

Description:

A teenage art prodigy is abandoned in Carmel by his mother. While struggling to survive, he meets an man who introduces him to the world of art forgery, forcing him to choose between artistic integrity and the prospect of wealth.

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Release date:1947

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach

Description:

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, 1947, Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and (a young) Natalie Wood; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz; 20th Century Fox; comedy about a widow's friendship with the ghost of a sea captain; Oscar nominee for cinematography; scenes filmed in February 1947 on a beach near Stillwater Cove in Pebble Beach.

The Girl He Left Behind

Release date:1956

Location(s):
  • Fort Ord- Seaside

Description:

Tab Hunter and Natalie Wood; directed by David Butler; story about a new recruit in the Army; scenes filmed at Fort Ord.

The Graduate

Release date:1967

Location(s):
  • Carmelite Monastery - Carmel

Description:

Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross; directed by Mike Nichols (Oscar winner); Embassy; comedy about an ex-student, an older woman and her daughter; Oscar nominee for Best Picture, screenplay, cinematography and acting (Hoffman, Bancroft and Ross); scenes filmed in front of the Carmelite Monastery just south of Carmel (Hoffman is shown driving the wrong-way in a mad dash up and down the coast).

The Horse with a Flying Tail

Release date:1961

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

A palimino cow pony, through a series of owners and adventures becomes a champion mount for one of the US equestrian team.

The Iron Mask

Release date:1929

Location(s):
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite DeLa Motte, Dorothy Revier, Nigel de Brulier and Belle Bennett; directed by Allan Dwan; United Artists; from the Alexander Dumas novel, "The Man in the Iron Mask," a sequel to "The Three Musketeers;" classic swashbuckler about the aging heroes D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers battling to save the true prince of France, who has been kidnapped and imprisoned; Fairbanks' last great role; last big silent costume drama of the 1920s; has talking sequences, sound and musical score; filmed at Point Lobos.

The Isle of Life

Release date:1916

Location(s):
  • Carmel Mission - Carmel
  • Monterey

Description:

Roberta Wilson, Frank Whitson, Eileen Sedgwick and William Siener; directed by Burton George; Universal; scenes filmed at Carmel Mission, J.A. Murphy house in New Monterey, old Hotel Del Monte and its polo grounds and bridal paths, a street flanked by old adobes and Monterey harbor filled with fishing boats; about 100 local fishermen and their wives were extras in the action film, set in Sicily and taken from a novel of the same name by J. Francis Whitman.

The Lady Says No

Release date:1951

Location(s):
  • Carmel
  • Monterey Peninsula

Description:

Joan Caufield and David Niven; directed by Frank Ross; United Artist; comedy about a magazine photographer who interviews a woman who has written an anti-men book and breaks down her romantic resistance; scenes filmed at the Pine Inn in Carmel and the nearby coastline.

The Limey

Release date:1999

Location(s):
  • Big Sur
  • Lucia

Description:

(1999) Terence Stamp, Leslie Ann Warren, Peter Fonda. Big Sur at Lucia Lodge, private home north of Lucia, driving along Highway One.

The Little Giant

Release date:1933

Location(s):
  • Monterey

Description:

Edward G. Robinson and Mary Astor; directed by Roy Del Ruth; Warner Bros.; polo field at the old Hotel Del Monte in Monterey used for a cominal scene in which Robinson and his fellow gangster characters try to play polo.