Passion Fruit

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Pebble Beach

Description:

Doraldina (champion hula dancer); scenes filmed at Cypress Point in Pebble Beach.

Soul of the Cypress

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

A fantasy short subject about a young composer whose music coaxes a dryad (a spiritual nymph who is the soul of a tree) out of the tree she dwells in. He is immediately smitten, but she offers him a difficult choice. If he wishes to stay with her he must throw himself into the sea so his immortal soul can be released.

Everything for Sale

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

Kathlyn Williams; written by Hector Turnbull; Famous Players-Lasky picture.

The Right of Way

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Monterey

Description:

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.

Miss Hobbs

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Carmel

Description:

Wanda Hawley; directed by Donald Crisp; Realart Pictures; comedy about a rich, flighty young woman whose latest cause is radical feminism: exterior scenes filmed in Carmel.

The Love Light

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Mary Pickford and Fred Thomson; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.

The Snob

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

Two schoolteachers, married for love, are parted by the husband's obsessive desire for wealth and social position.

The Mistress of Shemstone

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Point Lobos

Description:

Roy Stewart and Pauline Frederick; scenes filmed at Point Lobos.

The Turning Point

Release date:1920

Location(s):
  • Old Hotel Del Monte - Monterey

Description:

Kathryn McDonald, Nigel Barrie, Leota Lorraine and William V. Mong; scenes filmed at the old Hotel Del Monte, now the Naval Postgraduate School.

Beauty Market

Release date:1919

Location(s):
  • Carmel Highlands

Description:

Produced by Katherine MacDonald, who also was one of the stars along with Joseph Dowling; silent film about resort hotels; during the filming, the working title was "Guest of Hercules"; scenes filmed at the Highlands Inn in Carmel Highlands.