Conejo Valley Film Festival II
Saturday, November 16th, 2013 from 1 pm - 9 pm at the CLU Preus-Brandt Forum
Hosted by the CLU Multimedia Program
Free to CLU students, staff and faculty with valid CLU ID
3 classic movies that had scenes filmed on location in the Conejo Valley will be featured throughout the day. There is a modest charge for the general public and the shows are free with a valid CLU ID. They will be interspersed with historical content presented by local experts. A special series of two films will also be presented, free to the public on Sunday, November 17th at the Thousand Oaks Public Library.
Show Times, Saturday, November 16th, Preus-Brandt Forum
- 1pm Epic Comedy - "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" showing aerial views of Thousand Oaks and scenes shot at Rancho Conejo Airport. 1963 comedy starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney and many more classic comedy stars.
- 4pm Classic Oldie, "Grapes of Wrath" 1940 - starring Henry Fonda based on John Steinbeck's literary classic and directed by John Ford.
- 7pm Crime Film, "Bonnie and Clyde" 1967 - Starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway and featuring one of Hollywood's most notable scenes... the last gas station scene shot in slow motion in Agoura.
Show Times, Sunday, November 17th, Thousand Oaks Library
- 12:30pm Family - "Tarzan the Ape Man" based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel and shot in Lake Sherwood featuring animals from the Goebel Lion Farm which later became Jungleland on Thousand Oaks Blvd.
- 3pm Family - "Lassie Come Home" is Elizabeth Taylor's first movie, made in 1943 and based on a classic novel, was a British film shot in Wildwood.
Other movies that were shot in and around the Conejo Valley:
The Three Musketeers, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Lone Ranger, How the West Was Won, The Last of the Mohicans, All Quiet on the Western Front, Spartacus, Gunga Din, Little Big Man, Sands of Iwo Jima, Old Yeller, Davy Crocket, Lassie Come Home, Tarzan, Dr Doolitle, Bonnie and Clyde, The Grapes of Wrath, Wuthering Heights, It happened One Night – Stagecoach, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, American Pie, Sleepless in Seattle, Sleeper, Friday Night Lights