SCV in the Movies
Santa Clarita has always been Hollywood’s backlot, doubling for everything from Vietnam to alien planets. Whether it’s a chase scene in John Ford’s Stagecoach or Steven Spielberg blowing us up in War of the Worlds, it happened right here. SCVTV’s original series, SCV in the Movies, is just that: SCV — in the movies.
I host SCV in the Movies with my pal Bill West. You can watch it here: http://www.scvtv.com/html/directory-movies.html
Tor Johnson stars in Ed Wood’s classic horror film, Plan 9 From Outer Space:
Tor Johnson stars in more “bad horror” as The Beast of Yucca Flats:
Santa Clarita Valley’s own Hoot Gibson stars in one of our favorite local Westerns, Cavalcade of the West (1936):
William S. Hart is one of SCV’s best known silent stars. Here he portrays a troubled war veteran, in a rare departure from his usual portrayal of Western cowboys in Cradle of Courage (1920):