Hotel Del Monte 

Story: Documents a series of carriages bringing guests to the fabled Monterey hotel which catered to the rich and famous. One of the earliest films ever made for public exhibition.

Scenery: Hotel Del Monte in Monterey (now the location of the Naval Postgraduate School).


  • Director: James H. White


  • Year: 1897
  • Studio: Thomas Edison Co.
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: n/a
  • Sound: silent
  • Running time: About 30 seconds. 


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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