Story: An unhappy farm girl falls for an escaped convict who was working a chain gang building Highway 1 through Big Sur. Based on a novel by Carmel resident Dan Totheroh.
Scenery: Much of the film was made on location in Big Sur. Two cabins built as movie sets are now part of the Big Sur Inn.
Also of local interest: Film premiered at the Carmel Theatre, which used to stand where the Carmel Plaza is today.
Please read the Technical Notes for further explanation.
Information compiled from:
the Monterey County Herald,
Monterey County Film Commission.,
Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.
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