Directed by Hall Bartlett; Paramount; fantasy about a seagull who aims to fly faster than his peers and arrives at a perfect world; filmed in and around the Monterey Regional Waste Management District's Marina landfill (what used to be called a dump); the district was formerly known as the Monterey Peninsula Garbage and Refuse Disposal District and its letterhead carries the slogan, "Home of Jonathan Livingston Seagull," because so much of the movie was filmed at the district's landfill; Oscar nominee for cinematography.
Woody Allen and Diane Keaton; directed by Allen; United Artists; comedy about a health food store owner who is frozen and wakes up 200 years later; scenes filmed at Rancho San Carlos in Carmel Valley; Bob Swanson was an extra in the film.
Leslie Caron and Warren Oates; directed by Paul Magwood; MGM; detective story; scenes filmed at Rancho San Carlos in Carmel Valley, Highlands Inn and Pebble Beach.
Robert Redford, Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas; directed by Michael Ritchie; drama about politics; Oscar winner for screenplay; scenes filmed at the Monterey marina.
Michael Burns, Meg Foster, Marianna Hill, Bruce Dern and Joyce Van Patten; directed by Quentin Masters; Avco; story in the "Easy Rider" tradition about the hippie era in which Burns and Miss Foster are hitchhikers traveling together and sharing experiences; scenes filmed in Carmel, including inside the Mediterranean Market and Harrison Memorial Library (turned into the city jail); Hugh Bayless, retired Carmel city administrator was an extra.
Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter and Donna Mills; directed by Eastwood; Universal; thriller about a radio disc jockey who is pestered by a woman who becomes homicidally jealous; scenes filmed in Big Sur, Carmel and Monterey.
Johanna Demetrakas, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, John Sebastian, Mimi Farina and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; directed by Baird Bryant; 20th Century-Fox; rock documentary; scenes filmed at Esalen, just south of Big Sur.
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis.
Documentary about the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, the Jefferson Airplane and Ravi Shankar; directed by James Desmond and D.A. Pennebaker.
Ryan O'Neal, Leigh Taylor-Young, James Daly, Robert Webber, Lee Grant and Van Heflin; directed by Alex March; Warner Bros.; drama about an ex-GI with a criminal record who gets into trouble; filmmakers, including stars of the movie, were in town for about a month from mid-July to mid-August of 1968; scenes filmed at Point Lobos, Colton Hall, Monterey Boat Works and elsewhere around the Peninsula.