Filming at the Santa Monica Pier – The pier has been a popular filming location for many years for both movies and TV. Here are stills from some of the movies.
List of spotted celebrities circa 1982:
Quicksand 1950 with Mickey Rooney
Night Tide, 1961 starring Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson – Hopper falls for a carnival act mermaid and fears she is a real mermaid who kills during the full cycle of the moon.
Inside Daisy Clover, 1965 – starring Natalie wood, Robert Redford, Christopher Plummer – Drama about a 15 year old girl who becomes a Hollywood star.
Thanks to youtube user soapbxprod for providing this 1965 film footage:
The Sting, 1973 – starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw – Two professional grifters set out to con a mob boss in Chicago in 1936.
Every Which Way but Loose, 1978 – starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Beverly D’Angelo – Eastwood as a fist-fighting truck driver who falls for a country and western singer.
Late 1970s - Charlies Angels. “The Sandcastle Murders“, Season 2 “Angels in Waiting“, Season 3“Angels on Skates“, Season 4 “Dancin’ Angels“, Season 4. Click here for a episode summary.
Blood Beach, 1980 – starring John Saxon, Marianna Hall, Burt Young – Something under the sand is causing people to disappear.
Cutter's Way, 1981 – starring Jeff Bridges, John Heard – Two friends on the trail of a murderer.
TJ Hooker – (1982 – 1984), a police drama starring William Shatner, Heather Locklear, James Darren, Adian Zmed, Richard Herd.
G. Kosteva photos
Unknown Early 80s Movie Shoot:
Prayer of the Rollerboys - 1990 - Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette
Click here to watch a scene from the movie uploaded by youtube user RiverPhFan. 0:00 to 3:30. Scene contains nudity.
1995 – The Net – Action, Crime, Drama – starring Sandra Bullock. Cyber thriller in which Bullock falls victim to a conspiracy which leads to elimination of her identity and ultimately exposing the crimes.