Deep Valley

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.


  • Director: Jean Negulesco.
  • Stars: Ida Lupino, Dane Clark, Wayne Morris.


  • Year: 1947
  • Studio: Warner Brothers
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
  • Sound: mono
  • Running time: 104 min.


Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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