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Movies & Million-Dollar Mansions, Behind the Scenes at the "Flying A," & Silents on the Islands


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Happy Birthdate, Percy Standing!


Standing was born in England in 1882. He appeared in some 40 movies in the silent era. In 1919, he starred in Bonds of Love along with Pauline Frederick filmed at one of the million-dollar mansions of Montecito, California.


The local paper reported, "The Pauline Frederick company spent six days in Santa Barbara obtaining exterior action . . . Montecito, Santa Barbara's fashionable residential suburb, world-famous for its mansions and picturesque countryside, was taken full advantage of." – Santa Barbara Morning Press, June 22, 1919


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