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WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

MOVIES FILMED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

The following movies were filmed at least partially in Washington County.

A Killer in the Family

Filmed in St. George, Veyo, Hurricane, Washington Fields, Sand Cove area, Diamond Valley, Arizona-Utah State Line, Arizona Strip Road, Dixie College, and Cedar Mountain.
TV movie.
Released October 30, 1983.
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A Man Alone

Filmed in Snow Canyon.
Made by Republic Pictures (I).
Released October 17, 1955.
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A Time for Killing

Filmed in Zion National Park & Virgin River, Kanab, and Tucson.
Made by Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Filmed in 1966 and released November 1, 1967.
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Alexander the Great

This TV movie was filmed in Snow Canyon and St. George.
Made by MGM Television.
Filmed in 1963 and released January 26, 1968.
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Anniversary Room

This film short was made in St. George.
Made by Line Break Productions.
Released in 2009.
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Beauty and the Least: The Misadventures of Ben Banks

This dramatic comedy was filmed in St. George during three weeks starting August 9, 2010.
Released May 7, 2013.
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Ben Banks the Movie

This dramatic comedy was filmed in St. George during three weeks starting August 9, 2010.
Produced by an independent film maker.
Scheduled for release in 2011.
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Behind the Movie Lens

This short documentary was filmed in Zion National Park.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
Released in 1938.
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Blood-O-Ween

This comedy short was filmed in St. George, Provo, and Salt Lake City.
Released in 2006.
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Bryce Canyon, Zion, Grand Canyon North Rim: Park BasiX

This documentary was filmed in Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon National Parks.
Made by Adventure Crossing.
Released on May 1, 2004.
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Buffalo Bill

Filmed in Zion National Park, Johnson Canyon UT, Paria UT, Kanab UT, and the Crow Indian Reservation MT.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released in April 1944.
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Bullet for a Badman

Some of the scenes were filmed in Snow Canyon, Berry Springs - Virgin River, Zion National Park, and possibly the Harrisburg area.
Starred Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin and Ruta Lee.
Rex Nelson of St. George did a stand-in horse ride for Darren McGavin in this movie. As the movie opens, a man is seen in the distance riding a horse toward the camera. That was Rex Nelson standing in for Darren McGavin. That segment was filmed in Snow Canyon.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Released September 1, 1964.
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Filmed in Grafton, St. George, Snow Canyon, Springdale, Zion National Park, and other locations in Colorado, New Mexico, Mexico and the the 20th Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles (Century City).
Featured Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katherine Ross.
Made by Campanile Productions.
Filmed in 1968 and released on October 24, 1969.
It won four Academy Awards.
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Captain Video and His Video Rangers

Many episodes of this 1949-1955 TV series were filmed in Zion National Park.
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Child Bride of Short Creek

Made for TV and filmed in Grafton, Hurricane, and Fredonia.
Featured Diane Lane, Helen Hunt, Christoper Atkins, and Conrad Bain.
Released in 1981.
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Chuckle Boy

This film short was made in St. George.
Released 2009.
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Clubhouse Detectives in Big Trouble

Filmed in St. George.
Released in 2002.
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Clubhouse Detectives in Scavenger Hunt

Filmed in St. George.
Made by Kid Films Inc.
Released on June 7, 2003.
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Clubhouse Detectives in Search of a Lost Princess

Filmed in St. George ...
Released in 2002.
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Cover-Up at Ground Zero

Peter Jennings narrates this episode of ABC's "Turning Point". The documentary reports on nuclear testing in Nevada during the 1950s and the effect it had on residents who lived downwind of the test site.
Segments were filmed in St. George and included interviews with Quinten Nisson, Elmer Pickett, Claudia Peterson, and Ellen Bradbury.
This episode was broadcast on February 2, 1994.
The video can be ordered from the
Vanderbilt Television News Archive.
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Coyote Summer

Filmed in St. George (Dixie Downs), Snow Canyon, Virgin, and Salt Lake City.
Made by Leucadia Film Corporation.
Released in 1996.
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Desert Mesa

Filmed in Grafton, Zion National Park, Robinson Canyon UT, and the Mojave Desert CA.
Made by Art Mix Productions.
Released February 2, 1935.
Reissued in 1941 as "Mormon Conquest", this bottom-of-the-barrel entry from Victor Adamson/Art Mix/Denver Dixon productions finds jobless cowpuncher Jim Kirk riding into Cottonwood, Arizona looking for the man who swindled his father. Old pal Art James tells him that Ed Calder, a shady rancher who moved in a few months ago, might be his man. Jim joins Art at the Crazy K Ranch owned by Sam Kent and his daughter Sally, with Bill Dobbs as their foreman. Jim saves Sally from badman Lynx Merson, who is out to get her father for past transgressions. Later, it is discovered that El Garto, a bandit from below the border, is actually Merson, and is working with Calder. (Plot written by Les Adams)
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Desperate Hours

Filmed in Zion National Park and other locations in Utah and Colorado.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
Released on October 5, 1990.
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Destressed

Released on April 5, 2014.
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Down and Derby

Filmed in St. George.
Made by Stonehaven Media.
Released in 2005.
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Dream Chasers

Filmed at least partially in Snow Canyon.
Released in 1983.
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Forlorn River

This Zane Grey silent movie was filmed in Hurricane Bluffs area of Zion National Park.
Made by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
Released on September 27, 1926.
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Ghost Dancing

This made for TV movie was filmed in St. George.
Made by Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center.
Released on May 30, 1983.
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Grand Canyon

Filmed in Snow Canyon State Park and other locations in California, Arizona, and Utah.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released on January 10, 1992.
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Green Grass of Wyoming

Filmed in 1947 in the Smithsonian Butte area above Grafton.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released on June 3, 1948.
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Gunpoint

Filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, and Silver Reef.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Filmed in 1965 and released in the USA on April 27, 1966.
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Hardest Fight

Filmed in St. George and Las Vegas.
Made by Evil Elf Entertainment.
Released in 2005.
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Harry's War

Filmed in 1979 in St. George including various streets, the Virgin River Bridge, and the Ray Schmutz Farm.
Made by Taft International Pictures.
Filmed in 1979 and released in March 1981.
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High School Musical 2

Quite a bit of this was filmed in St George (Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club).
The rest was filmed at other locations in Utah.
Made by Walt Disney Pictures.
Released August 17, 2007.
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Hockey's Greatest Era: 1942-1967

This TV documentary was filmed in St. George, as well as Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and Montreal.
Made by Endeavor Productions LLC.
Released January 25, 2005.
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Hondo

Filmed in Snow Canyon State Park and other locations in Utah and Mexico.
Made by Wayne-Fellows Productions.
Released November 27, 1953.
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Horse Crazy

Filmed in St. George and Littlefield.
Made by Pure Entertainment.
Released in 2001.
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Hot Water

Filmed in St. George and Moab as well as other locations.
Released in 2014.
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In Old Arizona

Filmed in 1928, this was the first "talkie" filmed in Zion National Park and first "talkie" filmed outdoors. At least some of it was shot in Grafton. In addition to Zion National Park, it was filmed at a number of location in Arizona and California.
Featured Warner Baxter (who won an Academy Award for this role as the Cisco Kid), Raoul Walsh, Edmund Lowe, and Dorothy Burgess.
Made by Fox Film Corporation.
Released on January 20, 1929.
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In Old Oklahoma

Filmed in Zion National Park and Kanab.
Made by Republic Pictures (I).
Released on December 6, 1943.
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Into the Paradise

This made for TV movie was filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, and Los Angeles.
Made by Slickrock Motion Pictures.
Released on June 29, 1995.
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Jeremiah Johnson

Filmed in Leeds, St. George, Snow Canyon, Ivins Bench, Zion National Park, and several other locations in Utah.
Made by Sanford Productions (III).
Filmed in 1971 and released on September 10, 1972.
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Last Resort

Filmed in St. George and several other locations in Utah, Arizona, and Wyoming.
Made by Dayton Studios.
Released January 17, 1997.
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Lincoln's Ghost

This one-man performance by Jay Beacham as Abraham Lincoln was filmed at the St. George Opera House on February 12, 2009.
The film maker was James A. Beacham.
It is available on DVD from:
    http://JayBeacham.com
    jaybeacham@jaybeacham.com
    (435)628-7809

Lincoln's Ghost Returns

This one-man performance by Jay Beacham as Abraham Lincoln was filmed at the St. George Opera House on February 12, 2010.
The film maker was James A. Beacham.
It is available on DVD from:
    http://JayBeacham.com
    jaybeacham@jaybeacham.com
    (435)628-7809

Mackenna's Gold

Filmed in Snow Canyon State Park and other locations in Utah, Arizona, Oregon, and California.
Made by Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Released on May 10, 1969.
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Message in a Cell Phone

Filmed in St. George.
Made by Pure Entertainment.
Released in 2000.
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Monumental Utah

This short documentary was filmed in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks as well as other locations in Utah.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
Released in 1944.
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Octopussy

This James Bond movie was filmed at many locations around the world. Aerial scenes were filmed in Moab UT with the finale aerial scenes filmed in southwest Utah including Hurricane (Hurricane Arch Bridge - State Route 9 Milepost 11) and Kanab. Highway 144 in New Harmony was closed a few times a day for the filming of some scenes.
Made by Danjaq.
Filmed in 1982 and released on June 10, 1983.
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Off to See the Wizard

This 1967-1968 TV series was filmed in St. George.
Made by Four Star Productions.
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On Our Own

Filmed in St. George.
Made by Commonwealth Cinema Ltd.
Released in 1988.
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Only Angels Have Wings

Some scenes were filmed on the Black Hill in St. George and over Snow Canyon and Zion National Park.
Click here and check out some of the flying scenes starting at time 3:42:
    3:41-3:47     The Great White Throne at Zion National Park
    3:53-3:58     Pine Valley Mountain covered in snow
The stunt pilot in the scenes from Snow Canyon and brief scenes around the black hill were performed by Paul Mantz. He was considered the best stunt pilot in Hollywood films for many years. Paul Mantz was killed during the filming of "Flight of the Phoenix" (1965) with James Stewart and Peter Finch.
Made by Columbia Pictures Corporation.
This movie starred Cary Grant and Rita Hayworth.
It was nominated for two Oscars.
Released May 15, 1939.
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Overland with Kit Carson

Filmed in St. George, Zion National Park, Kanab, and Red Rock Canyon State Park CA.
Made by Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Released August 21, 1939.
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Passage to Zarahemla

Filmed in Leeds and St. George.
Made by Candlelight Media Group.
Released on October 15, 2007.
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Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang

This documentary is about the government cover-up of the health hazards related to the 1950s atomic bomb testing in Nevada. Paul Jacobs was a journalist, activist, and co-founder of the magazine Mother Jones, investigated the results of the tests on unknowing civilians and soldiers used as guinea pigs. Jacobs died of lung cancer before the film was completed; his doctors believed he contracted cancer as a result of radiation exposure. The film was shown on PBS and won an Emmy in 1980.
Segments were filmed in St. George including still photographs of several citizens. Included is a picture of Lloyd Booth and Karl Brooks from around 1954. There are interviews with Helen Reichman, Elmer Jackson, Irma Thomas, Jesse Empey, and S. Max Brinkerhoff.
Released in October 1979 at the Nyon Film Festival.
It was distributed by and can be ordered from Round World Productions
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Promised Land: Bookworm

This episode (Season 2, Episode 11) of the 1996-1999 TV series was filmed in St. George.
It originally aired on December 11, 1997.
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Promised Land: Intolerance

This episode (Season 1, Episode 19) of the 1996-1999 TV series was filmed in Hurricane and St. George.
It originally aired on April 5, 1997.
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Promised Land: The Winner

This episode (Season 2, Episode 9) of the 1996-1999 TV series was filmed in St. George and Mesquite.
It originally aired on November 20, 1997.
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Promised Land: To Everything a Season

This episode (Season 2, Episode 10) of the 1996-1999 TV series was filmed in St. George.
It originally aired on November 27, 1997.
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Rainbow of the Desert: Zion National Park

This silent film was made by the National Park Service in the 1930s.
See the short clip on this web page

Ramona

This was filmed in Zion National Park.
An area near the Temple of Sinwava was leveled for the ranch house. The house was later torn down and turned into a parking lot.
A cabin was built on one of the peaks. After the filming, it was torn down but the remnants are still there.
Released in 1936. 1927?
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Ramrod

Filmed in Grafton, on the Virgin River, Kolob, and Zion Canyon.
Featured Joel McCrae, Veronica Lake, Preston Foster, and Lloyd Bridges.
Made by Enterprise Productions.
Released on May 2, 1947.   1946?
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Riders of the Whistling Skull

Filmed in St. George, Painted Desert AZ, Mecca CA, and locations in Nevada.
Made by Republic Pictures.
Released January 4, 1937.
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Road to Red

Filmed in Zion National Park and other locations in California, Arizona, and Portugal.
Made by Primal Productions.
In post-production as of January 18, 2009; released in 2010.
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Romancing the Stone

Filmed in St. George and Zion National Park, as well as New York City, Mexico City, and Veracruz Mexico.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released on March 30, 1984.
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Run, Cougar, Run

Filmed in Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park UT, and Castle Valley UT.
Made by Walt Disney Productions.
Released on October 18, 1972.
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Run of the Arrow

The title when it was released on video was "Hot Lead".
The original script title was "The Last Bullet".
Filmed in 1956 in St. George, Snow Canyon, Berry Spring - Virgin River, The Twist, Brown Hail's Ranch, airport, Chalk Mountain area, and Pine Valley.
Made by Globe Enterprises.
Released on September 5, 1957.
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Run To The High Country

Filmed in Zion National Park.
1973 and 1974.
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Santa Fe Passage

Filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, Berry Springs, and Virgin River.
Made by Republic Pictures.
Filmed in 1954 and released May 12, 1955.
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Seven Ways from Sundown

Filmed in St. George and Red Rock Canyon NV.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Released on September 25, 1960.
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Six Black Horses

Filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, Ivins Reservoir, Sand Mountain area, and Harrisburg.
Made by Universal International Pictures (UI).
Released in June 1962.
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Solo

Filmed in the St. George area, at the St. George Airport, at the Hurricane Airport, and Kolob (aerial scenes).
Made by Mendoza Productions.
Filmed in 1983 and released 1984.
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Somewhere

Filmed in Springdale and many other locations in Utah, California, Florida, and Thailand.
Made by The Summerland Story Company.
Released in 2004.
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Son of Geronimo: Apache Avenger

This serial was made during the 1952-1953 production season.
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Sons of Provo

Filmed in St. George, Provo, and Orem.
Made by Fresh-Mex Productions.
Released 2004.
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Stallion Canyon

Filmed around the Jacob Hamblin home in Santa Clara, Ivins, on the Red Hill north of St. George, in the Escalante area, as well as in Kanab.
Made by Kanab Pictures Corporation.
Filmed in 1948 and released June 15, 1949.
For a lot more information, click here.
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Stephen Perkins: A Drummer's Life

This documentary was filmed in Springdale, Zion National Park, and many locations in California.
Made by GSM Entertainment.
Released in 2006.
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Templar Nation

Released July 23,2013.
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The Appaloosa

This western starred Marlon brando and was filmed in St. George, Virgin, Silver Reef area, Ivins Bench, Sand Mountain area, Lancaster CA, and the San Bernardino Mountains in California.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Filmed in 1965 and released on October 21, 1966.
The movie's website is http://www.welcometoappaloosa.com.
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The Arizona Kid

Filmed in Grafton, Zion National Park, and Chatsworth CA.
Featured Warner Baxter, Carole Lombard, Theodore von Eltz, and Hank Mann.
Made by Fox Film Corporation.
Released on April 27, 1930.
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The Bad Man of Brimstone

Filmed in Zion National Park, Kanab, Johnson Canyon UT, and Red Rock Canyon State Park CA.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
Released December 31, 1937.
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The Big Cat

Filmed in the New Harmony area in 1948. They used the view of the Kolob Section of Zion National Park, as seen from New Harmony, as the background of the farmhouse scene in the movie.
Made by William Moss Pictures Inc.
Released in April 1949.
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The Big Trail

A small part of this was filmed in the Hurricane Bluffs area of Zion National Park and St. George. Other filming was in Arizona, California, and Oregon.
Made by Fox Film Corporation.
Released on November 1, 1930.
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The Car

Filmed in Snow Canyon, St. George, Dixie Downs Track, Hurricane, LaVerkin Bridge, Springdale, Zion National Park (Zion Tunnel), as well as Kanab, Glen Canyon, and Red Rock Canyon State Park CA.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Filmed in 1976 and released May 13, 1977.
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The Color Country Chute-Out 2002

Filmed in Hurricane, St. George, Lake Powell, and Monument Valley.
Made by Skylite Media Inc.
Released on June 1, 2003.
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The Conqueror

This CinemaScope movie was filmed in Snow Canyon, St. George, Harrisburg, Warner Valley, and Hurricane during a 13-week stretch in 1954-1955. Some filming was also done at the RKO Studios in Hollywood.
It was produced by Howard Hughes and directed by Dick Powell.
It featured John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, and Pedro Armendáriz. Many St George people were used as extras. Jane Wadsworth, a local resident, served as a stand-in double for Susan Hayward.
John Wayne rented Ellvert H. Himes' (later Konrad McGregor's) home at 592 East 200 South in St. George. Susan Hayward rented a house at 181 South 600 East. Most of the rest of the cast stayed at the Twin Oaks Motel, 231 West 100 North.
There was a lot of controversy surrounding this film when many of the cast and crew came down with cancer, possibly due to the fallout from nearby atomic tests during that period. 91 of the 220 cast and crew had contracted cancer by 1981 with 46 deaths and others came down with cancer after that.
Made by RKO Radio Pictures.
The film was released on March 28, 1956, but due to the controversy, Hughes withdrew the film until releasing it for TV in 1974.
See the Wikipedia article for more information.
See photo WCHS-00111 and the related memory by Stephen D. Schmutz.
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The Deadwood Coach

This silent movie was filmed in Zion National Park, Kanab, and Cedar City.
Made by Fox Film Corporation.
Released on December 7, 1924.
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The Dude Ranger

Filmed in Zion National Park, at the Springdale Church, Johnson Canyon UT, and RKO-Pathé Studios in Culver City CA.
Made by Sol Lesser Productions.
Released September 21, 1934.
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The Eiger Sanction

This was filmed in Zion National Park as well as locations in California, Arizona, and Switzerland.
There is a scene where Clint Eastwood pushes someone into a swimming pool out in front of the lodge. That swimming pool was covered up around 1975.
Made by Jennings Lang.
Filmed in 1974 and released May 21, 1975.
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The Electric Horseman

This Robert Redford movie was filmed in St George (Sun Bowl and streets), Snow Canyon, The Twist, Hurricane, Grafton, Zion National Park, and Las Vegas (especially at Caesar's Palace). One pivotal scene was shot at the Graff Mercantile store in Hurricane. The final scene of the movie was shot at the counter of Dick's Cafe in downtown St. George.
Made by Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Released in December 21, 1979.
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The Flintstones

Filmed in Snow Canyon State Park and other locations in California and Utah.
Made by Universal Pictures.
Released on May 27, 1994.
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The FlyBoys

Filmed 2002-2003 in St. George, Hurricane, and Mesquite as well as surrounding areas.
Directed by Rocco DeVilliers.
Featured Jesse James, Reiley McClendon, Stephen Baldwin, and Tom Sizemore .
Made by Dark Coast Pictures.
Released to theaters in Southern Utah on August 15, 2008 as part of a test market for the film. It became the longest running film of 2008 in St. George.
Will open in theaters nationwide and come out on DVD around Thanksgiving 2009.
It has won more than 70 major film awards so far.
The movie's website is http://www.theflyboysmovie.com.
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The Jewel of the Nile

Filmed in Zion National Park as well as many locations in France, Morocco, and Monaco.
Made by SLM Production Group.
Released December 11, 1985.
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The King and Four Queens

Filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, Leeds, and Calabasas CA.
Made by Russ-Field Productions.
Released on December 21, 1956.
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The Man and the Challenge: Hurricane Mesa

This 30-minute black & white TV episode (Season 1, Episode 26) deals with Hurricane Mesa.
Made by ZIV Television Programs.
It originally aired on March 19, 1960.
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The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

This western starred Burt Reynolds, Lee Cobb, George Hamilton, Jay Silverheels, and others.
Some of the redrock filming was done north of St. George near Snow canyon and Silver Reef. The Indian Village was shot by Virgin Utah on the Virgin River (you can see Zion in the Background). There is also a shot that was done near the Washington Dam (you can see the mountain south of the dam in the background). The rest of the movie was shot around Kanab, in the Paria area below Bryce Canyon, and in Arizona.
Made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
Released on June 28, 1973.
For a photo of one of the sets, see WCHS-00390.
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The Painted Stallion

Filmed in St. George and Mecca CA.
Made by Republic Pictures.
Released on June 5, 1937.
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The Red Fury

Filmed in Grafton.
Featured Wendy Lynne, Calvin Bartlett, Katherine Cannon, and Juan Gonzales.
Released in 1984.
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The Road to Denver

Filmed in St. George, Snow Canyon, Santa Clara River, Biglow Ranch on the Magotsu Wash north of Gunlock, Ervine and Nelson Ranches, Motoqua, and other locations in Utah.
Made by Republic Pictures.
Released on June 15,1955.
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The Vanishing American

Filmed in 1955 in the Bloomington area, Berry Springs area, and Snow Canyon.
Made by Republic Pictures.
Released November 17, 1955.
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The Vanishing Pioneer

Filmed in the vicinity of Hurricane and Rockville.
This western is a John F. Goodrich adaptation of a Zane Grey novel.
Released June 23, 1928.
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They Came to Cordura

Filming started in 1958 in Snow Canyon and in Harrisburg on the the west side of where I-15 is now. Remnants of the set still remain. But they quit filming there due to a record cold snap. Production was finished in Las Vegas with most of the St. George shots being redone.
Produced by William Goetz and directed by Robert Rossen.
Featured Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, Dick York, Robert Keith, and Carlos Romero.
Released in June 1959.
See a review.
See an article in the Washington County News on October 2, 1958.
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Through the Lens

This short was filmed in Leeds.
Made by Line Break Productions.
Released in 2008.
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Thunderhead, Son of Flicka

Many scenes were filmed in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and on Cedar Mountain, but scenes from these areas were used interchangeably. Parts were also filmed in Oregon.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released August 30, 1945.
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Tiffany

Filmed in St. George.
Released 2001.
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Three Day in Vegas (aka (AKA Three Days in Vegas)

Filmed in St. George.
Released January 24, 2013.
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Toughest Man in Arizona

Filmed in 1952 in the Snow Canyon area and Ivins Bence.
Released October 10, 1952 .
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Truth or Consequences, N.M.

Filmed in St. George, Hurricane, and Rockville as well as Heber City, Salt Lake City, Park City, Mesquite, and Las Vegas.
Released on May 2, 1997.
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Untamed Women

This was partially filmed in the St. George area. Local native, Fawn Schmutz Pickett, choreographed the dancing. Local actors included Joyce Christian, Winona Crosby, Patsy Frei, Jim Kemple, Annie Laurie McGregor, Sheree Miles, Rula Jean Snow, and Jane Wadsworth.
Made by Jewell Enterprises Inc.
Released September 12, 1952.
For a publicity photo of some of the women, click here.
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Wagon Train

TV series
1963.
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Weird Tales III: The Pioneer's Lost Trunk

This film tells the story of a group of people who tried to find a shortcut to California, leaving the Old Spanish Trail at Enterprise and heading west across what is now Death Valley. This was partially filmed in northwest Washington County.
Produced and directed by Ted Faye.
Released on DVD in 2009.
For information and clips, see http://www.goldcreekfilms.com.
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Western Union

This Zane Grey movie was filmed in Zion National Park, Kanab, and House Rock Canyon AZ.
Made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Released February 21, 1941.
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry

When a Man's a Man

Filmed in St. George, Ivins Bench, and Ivins Reservoir.
Made by Sol Lesser Productions.
Released February 15, 1935.   1934?
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry

Where the Trail Ends

Filmed in Virgin as well as other locations. Released in April 25, 2013.
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry

Wind River

Filmed in St. George as well as Park City UT and Death Valley National Park CA.
Made by Mad Dog Productions.
Released in 1998.
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry

Windows of Heaven

Filmed in St. George (at the Tabernacle and on a local farm) and well as Salt Lake City UT and Ely NV.
Made by Brigham Young University.
Released in 1963.
As 85-year-old President Lorenzo Snow struggles to vanquish the two million dollar indebtedness of the Mormon church in 1899, he feels inspired to journey from Salt Lake City by train and carriage to St. George in southern Utah. Along the way he witnesses the effects of severe drought. The next day, in the St. George Tabernacle, he receives inspiration that by paying tithing, the "windows of heaven" will open, pouring out blessings. He promises the people that they can plant crops and rain will come, then continues to preach tithing as he returns home where he awaits favorable weather reports from St. George. (Plot summary by Brian Greenhalgh)
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry

Wish You Were Here

Filmed in St. George and many other places.
In post-production in 2009.

Zion Canyon - Treasure of the Gods

This film is about Zion National Park, but most was not filmed there!
There were some flight scenes through Zion National Park including the Kolob section.
Other locations included Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park UT, and Monument Valley.
Made by World Cinemax Productions Inc.
Released in 1996.
The Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) entry


REFERENCES

Utah Film Commission
http://film.utah.gov

Internet Movie Data Base
http://www.imdb.com

The Movies Filmed in Washington County
A Summation of Titles and Locations Of The 20th Century
Written by Max R. McComb
In the St. George Library Special Collections, Call Number 791.4575,   or   click here

A History of Washington County From Isolation to Destination
Book by Douglas D Alder and Karl F Brooks
Utah Centenial County History Series
Published by the Zion National History Association
http://www.zionpark.org
See the information page.
Section on "Movie Making", pp. 291-295.

When Hollywood Came To Town
A History of Moviemaking in Utah
Book by James V. D'Arc
Pp. 63-?? for Washington County

Cinema Southwest
An Illustrated Guide to the Movies and Their Locations
Book by John A. Murray
Contents:
77-93.   Utah
   87-92.   The Kanab and the Zion Area

Historic Parry Lodge, The Heart of Utah's "Little Hollywood"
(Kane County, but interesting information about movies made in southern Utah)
To view, click here

Miscellaneous

Articles in the Washington County News on August 5, 1926, January 6, 1955, and March 29, 1973.

Photo of a movie being filmed in Snow Canyon.