Motion Picture History


Stepin Fetchit with Will Rogers in “The County Chairman” (Fox, 1935).

These are just a few of the motion pictures and television shows filmed in versatile Calaveras County.

Films

88 Days in the Motherlode (2015)
The Gambler II (1983)
Honkytonk Man (1982)
Ishi: The Last of His Tribe (1978)
The Other (1972)
The Moonshine War (1970)
The Big Country (1958)
Seven Bad Men (1954)
Wells Fargo (1937)
Joaquin Murietta (1935)
The County Chairman (1935)
The Half-Breed (1916)

Television

Mythbusters (2006)
The Great Outdoors (2005)
MTV’s High School Stories (2005)
Bonanza: The Return (1993)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1983)
Little House on the Prairie (1980-1982)

Commercials

Subaru (2013)
Kawasaki Motorcycle (2006)
Pepsi (1972)

Reality TV

Hotel Hell  (2014)
Restaurant Impossible (2013)
Hotel Impossible (2012)