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William Pike as Faust (left), Beatriz Michelena as Marguerite (center) and Albert Morrison as Mephisto (right) in the 1916 California Motion Picture Corporation production of Faust. This castle scene is thought to have been filmed at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California. Faust is the cinematic re-telling of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's original tale of the same name. The California Motion Picture Corporation filmed their production in late 1916 however due to cost overruns it was never released. Select scenes were used in the 1919 film production of The Eternal Mephisto, later re-titled The Price Woman Pays. The California Motion Picture Corporation was located in the Sun Valley neighborhood of San Rafael, Marin County, between 1914 and 1921. The studio produced 15 films including Salomy Jane which survives in its entirety in the Library of Congress archives.