Now known as the Whittier Narrows Nature Center, Woodland Park was occasionally used for filming during the early years.

The site bears little resemblance to its filming day counterpart. The "swamp" area was cleaned up, dredged, and the Army Corps of Engineers built the San Gabriel River Channel through that area of the property.

I was told by one of the volunteers at the site who helped in cleaning up the site for its use as a nature center that they found the remains of old Klieg lights.

DIRECTIONS: From Los Angeles, take the 60 Freeway east. Exit at Peck Road but do not turn onto Peck Road. Turn right onto Durfee Avenue (that is the street which the offramp stops at). The entrance to the park will be on the left.


"The Son of Tarzan" (National Film Corporation of America/Jungle Pictures Corp., 1920) Directed by Harry J. Revier and Arthur J. Flaven. Cast: P. Dempsey Tabler, Kamuela C. Searle, Gordon Griffith, Karla Schramm, Manilla Martans, Mae Giraci, Eugene Burr, Frank Merrill, Ray Thompson, Lucille Rubey, De Sacia Saville, Kathleen May, Hazel Deane, Howard Johnstone, H. W. Kearley, George Morrell, Frank Earle.

"Tarzan and His Mate" (MGM 1934) Directed by: Jack Conway, Cedric Gibbons. Cast: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, Paul Cavanagh, Forrester Harvey, Nathan Curry, William Stack, Desmond Roberts, Paul Porcasi, Doris Lloyd.