Motion Picture Locations. Monogram Ranch: Description and Filmography for 1939. Compiled by Mary F. Brunner, Newhall Branch Librarian | Edited by Lois Goddard and Catherine Greening
Vol. III: Mining, Industry, Agriculture | June 1940.
Monogram Ranch - Monogram Productions Inc. [sic; Monogram Pictures Corp.]
Placerita Canyon - Newhall, California.
What companies use:
Harry Sherman Productions
Larry Darmour Productions
Boots & Saddles Productions
Sets on ranch:
Western Street - typical 1860. (Many of buildings copied from old California towns.)
Log Cabin Street & Settlement.
Mexican Indian Compound.
Country School House & Playground.
Barns & Corrals.
Calavera Trading Post - Housing relics and curios pertinent to Old Pioneer Days - Commemorating first discovery of gold.
Power (electric energy) for lighting interior and exterior sets.
Necessary lamps & cable.
Furniture and fixtures for dressing of all sets in the period.
Merchandise for dressing - General Merchandise, Hardware, Grocery, and Drug Stores.
Number of pictures filmed, 1939:
Names of Stars & Featured Players (Note: Year of filming is not necessarily year of release of picture — Ed.)