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"Stagecoach" on the Lucerne Dry Lake

A panoramic shot of the Lucerne Dry Lake in March 2000

DIRECTIONS: From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 15 north. Exit at Bear Valley Cut Off and turn right (east). When you connect with Highway 18, continue east on it (right). At Highway 247, turn left. The highway travels through the dry lake. The majority of filming was done on the west side of the highway.


"The Three Bad Men" (Fox 1926) Directed by: John Ford. Cast: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, J. Farrell MacDonald, Tom Santschi, Frank Campeau, Georgie Harris, Jay Hunt, Priscilla Bonner, Otis Harlan, Walter Perry.

"The Pioneer Scout" (Paramount 1928) Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham & Alfred L. Werker. Cast: Fred Thomson, Nora Lane, William Courtright, Tom Wilson.

"Stagecoach" (United Artists 1939) Directed by: John Ford. Cast: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, George Bancroft, Andy Devine, John Carradine, Louise Platt, Donald Meek, Berton Churchill, Tom Tyler, Tim Holt, Chris-Pin Martin.