Captain January

Release date:1936

  • Point Lobos
  • Pebble Beach
  • Monterey
  • Pacific Grove


Shirley Temple and Guy Kibbee; directed by David Butler; 20th Century-Fox; story about a lighthouse keeper who rescues a ship-wrecked Shirley Temple and raises her as a daughter; background scenes, without either Miss Temple or Kibbee, filmed at Point Lobos, Stillwater Cove in Pebble Beach and Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey and in Pacific Grove; at least 18 local people were hired as extras, mostly from the Workers' Protective Association of East Monterey; the director and film crew stayed at the old Hotel Del Monte, once the playground of the rich and famous and now the Naval Postgraduate School, and at the old Hotel San Carlos, now the Monterey Marriott.