History of Lone Pine & Area

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Children of the Banishment (1919)


The Silent Call (1921) Mammoth

Brawn of the North (1922) Bridgeport

The Call of the North (1922) Mammoth and Lake Mary

Love’s Wilderness (1923) Convict Lake

The Huntress (1923) Mammoth

The Eagles’s Feather (1923) Long Valley, Owens Valley (?)

The Border Legion (1924) Bishop

Bloodhound (No. 6 in Bob Custer series) (1925) Mammoth, Owens River Gorge

Woman Proof (1925) Sierra near Huntington Lake

White Fang (1925) Another Strongheart film

The Golden Princess (1925) North and South Lake, Bishop Creek

The Thundering Herd (1925) Mammoth

Back to God’s Country (1928) Mammoth

The Bad Man From Bodie (1925) Bodie : a Wolfheart film


Last of the Duanes (1930) Hills around Bishop

Hell’s Heroes (1931 ) Bodie

The Fourth Horseman (1932)

Air Mail (1932) Bishop Airport

She Was a Lady (1934)

The Trail Beyond (1934)

Moonlight on the Prairie (1935) June Lake

The Eagles’ Brood (1935) Kennedy Meadows

King of the Royal Mounted (1936)

Winds of the Wasteland (1936)

The Bride Wore Red (1937)

Yodelin Kid From Pine Ridge (1937) Mammoth

Marco Polo (1938) Tioga Lodge

Spawn of the North (1938) 2nd Unit at Mt. Whitney Hatchery

Busy Little Bears (short) (1939)

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Bishop Airport

Too Busy to Work (1939) Bishop, Abelour Ranch by Millpond



Cherokee Strip (1940) Bishop Creek, etc

The Return of Frank James (1940) Bishop, Tom’s Place

Three Faces West (1940) Shots on 395 in Mono, Sherwin Grade

Melody Ranch (1940) Mammoth

Sierra Sue (1941) Mammoth Mountain/ Round Valley

The Round Up (1941) Long Valley

The Girl From Alaska (1942) Mammoth Camp; Silver Lake

The Big Shot aka Crime Doesn’t Pay (1942) Tom’s Place

Cowboy Serenade (1942) Mammoth Lakes

Texas Legionnaires (1943) Lake Mary, Mammoth (also L P Anchor Ranch)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Sonora Pass area

Spellbound (1945) Ski Scenes at Conway Summit

Frontier Gal (1945) Mammoth, Bishop, Tom’s Place, Tipperary Ranch

Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) Long Valley; Stayed in Bishop

Road to Utopia (1946)

My Pal Trigger (1946)

In Old Sacramento (1946)

They Won’t Believe Me (1946) Mammoth

Out of the Past (1947) Bridgeport

Silver River (1948)

Belle Starr’s Daughter (1948) Bridgeport

Rose of Cimarron (1948) Bridgeport

Stampede (1948) Bridgeport

Chicken Every Sunday (1948) Minden, Gardnerville

Whispering Smith (1949) Crowley Lake

Brimstone (1949) Bishop


Frenchie (1950) Bishop

Kazan (1950?) June Lake

Secret of Convict Lake (1951) Lake Mary

Fair Wind to Java (1953)

Rose Marie (1953) Mammoth Lakes

Apache (1954)

Man Beast (1956) Bishop environs

Night Passage (1957) Buttermilks

From Hell to Texas (1958) Hot Creek (also Alabama Hills)


North to Alaska (1960) Hot Creek (also Alabama Hills)

The Silent Call (1961) Along 395 from Topaz to Independence

Return to Peyton Place (1961)

How the West Was Won (1962) (also Alabama Hills)

Ride the High Country (1962)

Nevada Smith (1966) Hot Creek (also Alabama Hills)

Cimarron Strip Episode “The Last Wolf”  (1967)

Will Penny (1968)

True Grit (1969)


Shoot Out (1971) Round Valley/ Mammoth

Joe Kidd (1972)  Bishop: Buttermilks (also Alabama Hills)

America (1972) Bodie

High Plains Drifter (1973) Mono Lake

The Bat People (1974)

Return of the Big Cat (TV movie) (1974)

The Grizzly and the Treasure (1975)

The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)

The Sweeney (episode Down to You Brother) 1976

 The Flockton Flyer episode (Who Do Suppose Will Win The Medal (1977)

The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 (1978)

Shoestring (episode Higher Ground) (1979)


The Long Riders (1980)

First Monday in October (1981)

Summerspell (1983)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Mammoth Ski Area

Perfect (1985) Mammoth Ski Area/ Highway 395

The Golden Child (1986) Mammoth Ski Area

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Cry Wilderness (1986)

Night Train to Katmandu (1988)

Troop Beverly Hills (1989)


For the Boys (1991)

Death Falls (1991) Bishop

Sweet Poison (1991)

Aspen Extreme (1993)

The Mirror Crack’d (TV movie) (1992)

Big Girls Don’t Cry…They Get Even (1992)

Kalifornia (1993)

ZeoRangers (TV Series) (1996)

The Arrival (1996) Big Pine Cal Tech Radio Telescopes

Werewolf (1996)

Washington Square (1997)

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

Dave Barlia: Extreme Stuntman (1999)


Crash Point Zero (aka Extreme Limits) 2000

Location, Location, Location TV (2001)

Level 3 (2001) doc.

Mountain Cry (2002)

The Scorpion King (2002)

XXX (2002)

The Last Place on Earth (2002) (also Owens Valley)

Motorcycle Women (2002)

Ski Movie III: The Frontline (documentary) (2002)

Red Mamba (short) (2002)

A Matter of Principal (2003)

Turquoise (2003)

Lost Soul (2003) Video doc.

Peak Experience (Lost Lake) (2003)

Ghost of California (2003) Bodie

Restoration (TV series documentary) (2003)

Surviving Christmas (2004)

Medic 3 (2004)

Frostbite (2005 video)

The Brightest Sound (doc. Short) (2005)

AU: A Snowboarding Movie (documentary) (2006)

Man Vs. Wild: Sierra Nevada (TV episode) (2006)

Sleep in Heavenly Peace (short) (2007)

Spirit of the Marathon (2007) doc.

Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

Disturbia (2007) Bishop Creek

One Day (short) (2007)

Neither Here Nor There: The Waiting Room (2007) short

Go Ride Your Bike (2007) short

A Snow Mobile for George (documentary) (2008)

One-Eyed Monster (2008) Mammoth Lakes

Portrait of a Soldier (2008) short

A.D. (2008) short

Unchained Melody (2009)

Affairs With Bears (2002 )

Valley Peaks



Contact Info

The Museum of Western Film History
701 S. Main Street
Lone Pine, CA 93545