Pidgin Island 

Story: Romance

Scenery: Scene on a beach at Point Lobos near the old cannery. During filming a rogue wave interrupted filming, ruined the camera, and several cast and crew members had to cling to each other to avoid being swept out to sea. 


  • Director: Fred J. Balshofer.
  • Stars: Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Pomeroy Cannon, Lester Cuneo, Fred L. Wilson, Lilian Hayward.


  • Year: 1916
  • Studio: Yorke Film Corporation/Metro Pictures
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
  • Sound: silent
  • Running time: 50 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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