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Way Back When in Santa Barbara, Mesa Memories, & Silent Movies Made in Montecito

SILENT MOVIES MADE IN MONTECITO

The 1913 silent film "In the Days of Trajan" is one of at least 60 silent movies made in Montecito, California. The film received favorable reviews in newspapers and magazines near and far.

 

"Vivid scenes of the dungeons and the arenas of Rome in the early Christian days." – "Bioscope" [London, England], November 13, 1913

 

(This film is one of many that I have discovered in my ongoing research for a book about silent movies made in Montecito.)

 

(Image: Motion Picture News, October 25, 1913)

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