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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lone Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Movie Flats

 
 
Movie Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2009
1. Movie Flats Marker
Inscription. Since 1920, hundreds of movies and TV episodes, including Gunga Din, How The West Was Won, Khyber Rifles, Bengal Lancers, and High Sierra, along with, The Lone Ranger and Bonanza, with such stars as Tom Mix, Hopalong Cassidy, Roy Rogers, Gary Cooper, Gene Autry, Glen Ford, Humphrey Bogart, and John Wayne, have been filmed in these rugged Alabama Hills with their majestic Sierra Nevada background. Plaque dedicated by Roy Rogers, whose first starring feature was filmed here in 1933.
 
Erected 1990 by E Clampus Vitus Slim Princess Chapter #395.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 36° 35.736′ N, 118° 6.531′ W. Marker is in Lone Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitney Portal Road and Movie Road, on the left when traveling east on Whitney Portal Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Pine CA 93545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Gunga Din" Filmed Here (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Adobe Wall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wedding of the Waters Pageant (approx. 2.6 miles away);
Movie Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2009
2. Movie Flats Marker
Beautiful Mt. Whitney in the background.
Lone Pine Film Museum (approx. 2.7 miles away); Disaster in 1872 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Alabama Gates (approx. 5.6 miles away); Weaving for the War (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lone Pine.
 
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Movie Flats Rocks image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2009
3. Movie Flats Rocks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 726 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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