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Santa Cruz County's towering redwoods served as the backdrop for many of Hollywood's earliest westerns. Filmmaking in Santa Cruz County began in 1910, when "Bronco Billy" Anderson arrived with his studio in a boxcar. He came in search of redwood forests and filmed as many as 31 westerns in one year. By 1926, more than 100 movies had been made using Santa Cruz locations.

During those early years, a number of movie studios cropped up around the county, but unfortunately the days of the studios in Santa Cruz were short-lived. For over 90 years now, Santa Cruz County has continued to lure filmmakers with its scenic beauty. The following is a list of some of films shot entirely or partially in Santa Cruz County.

The Feud - 1911
The Renegade - 1912
The Sea Urchin - 1913
The Secret Formula - 1913
A Diamond in the Rough - 1914
Salomy Jane - 1914
The Lily of Poverty Flat - 1915
The Lure of Woman - 1915
A Phyllis of the Sierras - 1915
The Aryan - 1916
A Matrimonial Mixup - 1916
The Primal Lure - 1916
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine - 1916
The Babes in the Woods - 1917
The Call of the Pipes - 1917
The Cold Deck - 1917
Freckles - 1917
A Girl of the Timber Claims - 1917
Hell Hath No Fury - 1917
Melissa of the Hills - 1917
Mothers of Men - 1917
Mountain Dew - 1917
Peggy Leads the Way - 1917
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - 1917
A Romance of the Redwoods - 1917
Sudden Jim - 1917
Blue Blazes Rawden - 1918
Family Skeleton - 1918
Flare-Up Sal - 1918
Jules of the Strong Heart - 1918
M'Liss - 1918
Powers that Pray - 1918
Rosemary Climbs the Heights - 1918
Stella Maris - 1918
The Tip - 1918
Blackie's Redemption - 1919
False Evidence - 1919
Heart of Juanita - 1919
Just Squaw - 1919
The Sunset Trail - 1919
The Dead Line - 1920
The Flame of Hellgate - 1920
Jes' Call Me Jim - 1920
The One-Way Trail - 1920
Peaceful Valley - 1920
The Scoffer - 1920
The Testing Block - 1920
Lying Lips - 1921
Broken Chains - 1922
Kick In - 1922
The Kingdom Within - 1922
The Eyes of the Forest - 1923
The Fog - 1923
Salomy Jane - 1923
Soul of the Beast - 1923
The Man Who Fights Alone - 1924
Flying Hoofs - 1925
Thunder Mountain - 1925
The Dixie Merchant - 1926
The Johnstown Flood - 1926
The Phantom of the Forest - 1926
The Midnight Kiss - 1926
The Winking Idol - 1926
Rubber Tires - 1927
Don't Marry - 1928
The Farmer's Daughter - 1928
Soft Living - 1928
Someone to Love - 1928
The Amazing Vagabond - 1929
Evangeline - 1929
Noah's Ark - 1929
Tol'able David - 1930
Way Back Home - 1931
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - 1932
Mutiny On The Bounty - 1935
Way Down East - 1935
Old Hutch - 1936
Maid of Salem - 1937
Westbound Limited - 1937
Stand Up and Fight - 1939
The Howards of Virginia - 1940
Suspicion - 1941
The Forest Rangers - 1942
Romance of Rosy Ridge - 1947
The Sun Comes Up - 1949
Vertigo - 1958
My Blood Runs Cold - 1965
The Endless Summer - 1966
The Gnome Mobile - 1967
Harold and Maude - 1971
Escape to Witch Mountain - 1975
The Entertainer (TV) - 1976
Tilt - 1978
The Word (TV mini-series) - 1978
East of Eden (TV mini-series) - 1981
The Gangster Chronicles (TV series) - 1981
Heartbeeps - 1981
The Shadow Riders (TV) - 1982
The Sting II - 1983
Sudden Impact - 1983
When Your Lover Leaves (TV) - 1983
Creator - 1985
Hard Traveling - 1985
Alone in the T-Shirt Zone - 1986
Brotherhood of Justice (TV) - 1986
Starman (TV) - 1986
Back to the Beach - 1987
Family Sins (TV) - 1987
The King of Love (TV) - 1987
The Lost Boys - 1987
Survival Game - 1987
Killer Klowns from Outer Space - 1988
Necessity (TV) - 1988
A Whisper Kills (TV) - 1988
Split - 1989
Stolen: One Husband (TV) - 1990
Strawberry Road (Japanese) - 1990
Long Road Home (TV) - 1991
Bed of Lies (TV) - 1992
Out on a Limb - 1992
Steel Heel - 1993
Dangerous Minds - 1995
The Redwood Curtain (TV) - 1995
$40,000 - 1996
Glory Daze - 1996
Somebody is Waiting - 1996
Thrill (TV) - 1996
The Aqua Girls - 1998
Frog and Wombat - 1998
Homegrown - 1998
Cirque de Soleil: Journey of Man - 2000
Fast Women (TV) - 2000
The Truth About Beef Jerky - 2002
Kinsey - 2004
Graves End - 2004
Annie's Point (TV) - 2005
Wild Tigers I Have Known - 2006
The Tripper - 2007
Chasing Mavericks - 2012

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