Mountains, Movies and Magic Video
Explore the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on this Discovery Channel production. These two videos are exerpts from the full 20 minute video available for watching in the National Park Visitor Center.
Take 1 focuses on the development of the recreation area. It interviews two park founders, Margot Fueurer and Jill Swift. Their vision of the possiblities and "never give up" approach to politics shows us all that "we can make a difference in our environment. They were instrumental in the creation of the recreation area. Watch Take 1.
Did You Know?
Unique vistas and cultural significance often draw filmmakers to National Parks. Paramount Ranch is the only place in the National Park System where you can see movie making in action at a historic movie ranch once owned by Paramount Pictures (1927).