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Men On Call

Story: The adventures of the men in the Coast Guard.

Scenery: Several scenes filmed in Pebble Beach at Cypress Point and inside some houses near there. A lighthouse was built along 17 Mile Drive as a set.

Also of local interest: About 100 locals were extras. It was also the first "talking picture" to have indoor scenes filmed on location to make good use of days with bad weather.  

People:

  • Director: John Blystone.
  • Stars: Edmund Lowe, Mae Clarke, William Harrigan, Joe E. Brown, Warren Hymer, George Corcoran, Ruth Warren and Ian MacLaren.

Technical:

  • Year: 1931
  • Studio: Fox Film Corporation
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
  • Sound: mono
  • Running time: 70 min.

Sources

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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