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Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph article dated June 24, 1961 partially reads, "The setting was Robin Hood Lake at Corriganville, Ray 'Crash' Corrigan's famous movie ranch in the Simi Valley. John Ford was directing a scene for his segment of Metro's 'How The West Was Won,' the first Cinerama feature to tell a story. Ford had assembled nearly 200 uniformed Union artillerymen, half a dozen horses, and 30 ready-to-blast cannons for the shot...The shots were for a montage of the battle of Shiloh and will be the only violence per se in Ford's segment of the picture. The director said he was treating the 20-minute segment as one of mood, a thought provoking transition sequence."; See images #00120386 through #00120393 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 12 cm. Photographic prints
00120391 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d024_f10_i14 CARL0005388969 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53412
Ford, John,--1894-1973 Corriganville Movie Ranch (Simi Valley, Calif.) How the West was won (Motion picture) Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862--Art Motion picture locations--California--Simi Valley Motion pictures--Production and direction--California--Simi Valley Motion picture producers and directors--United States Lighting--California--Simi Valley Trees--California--Simi Valley United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Motion pictures and the war Simi Valley (Calif.) Night photographs Valley Times Collection photographs