Movies in Monterey
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Films Shot in Monterey County
Zandy's Bride, 1974
Gene Hackman and Liv Ullman; directed by Joan Troell; Warner Bros.; story about the life of a frontier family; set in the Big Sur of the 1870s; from a novel, "The Stranger/The Stranger in Big Sur," by Lillian Bos Ross of Big Sur; scenes filmed in Big Sur, including Andrew Molera State Park, where a set depicting Monterey in the 1870s was built; newborn twins Matthew and Mark Lashey, sons of Nancy and David Lashey, appeared in a pivotal scene; Hackman and Ullman caught poison oak and were treated at the Thorngate Medical Center; Harry Dick Ross, widow of Lilliam Bos Ross, was a technical adviser to Warner Bros. for the film.
Our thanks to Joe Graziano of the Monterey County Herald for providing this information.
* - Indicates that Peninsula footage ended up on cutting room floor.