Marilyn Monroe starred in the 1952 movie Clash by Night with Robert Ryan and Barbara Stanwyck, scenes of which were filmed at Monterey's Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf areas.  1950's and 60's blond hair blue-eyed heartthrob Troy Donohue made three movies on the Monterey Peninsula. A Summer Place in 1959 with Sandra Dee, Susan Slade in 1961 with Connie Stevens, and My Blood Runs Cold in 1965 with Joey Heatherton.Doris Day made the 1956 movie Julie co-starring Louis Jordan, many scenes of which  were shot on the Monterey Peninsula. You can visit Doris Day's Animal League at Dee, one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the late 50's and early 60's, made the blockbuster movie A Summer Place with Troy Donohue in 1959. Although the setting was an island in Maine, filming actually took place on the Monterey Peninsula.With a career that spans over six decades, from television, to hit movies, to winning Academy Awards, Clint Eastwood has established himself as one of the greatest and most respected actors and directors Hollywood and the world has ever seen. The 1971 movie "Play Misty For Me" starring Clint Eastwood and Jessica Walters is the only movie to have been made in its entirety on the Monterey Peninsula and was his debut as a director.


Looking for a gift that’s guaranteed to be a “reel” hit? Spoil your friends and family with Monterey Movie Tours® gift certificates!

Lucky recipients will enjoy a picturesque, VIP-peek into Monterey’s celebrity-studded past – complete with stops along the 17-MILE DRIVE® in Pebble Beach. Certificates, available and redeemable throughout the year, are good toward blockbuster daily scenic tours as well as special seasonal packages.

It’s quick. It’s easy. And, best of all, you’ll come off looking like a star!

Purchase your Monterey Movie Tours® gift certificates by
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