Fun Fact #24
In September 1883, Oleo Margarine (Bull Butter) was introduced to Gridley -- "Tis too stiff for wagon grease and too rank for human stomach."



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Film History was Made in Butte County

From Chico, California, take West Sacramento Avenue 5 miles until it intersects with River Road. Big Chico Creek is to the left. This is the area where much of the film was originally shot.

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY:
"Folly of a Life of Crime" (U.S. Feature Film Company 1915). Cast: George Sontag.

"The Adventures of Robin Hood" (Warner Bros. 1938) Directed by: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley. Cast: Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale.

"Gone With The Wind" (Selznick 1939) Directed by: Victor Fleming. Cast: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel, Thomas Mitchell, Trevor Bardette, Ward Bond.

"Waterloo Bridge" (MGM 1940) Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy. Cast: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field, Maria Ouspenskaya, C. Aubrey Smith, janet Shaw, Janet Waldo.

"Red Badge of Courage" (MGM 1951) Directed by: John Huston. Cast: Andy Devine, Robert Easton, Douglas Dick, Tim Durant, Arthur Hunnicutt, Royal Dano, John Dierkes, Bill Mauldin, Audie Murphy.

"The Purple Mask" (Universal 1955) Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone. Cast: Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Gene Barry, Dan O'Herlihy, Angela Lansbury, George Dolenz, John Hoyt, Don Randolph, Robert Cornthwaite.

"Friendly Persuasion" (Allied Artists 1956) Directed by: William Wyler. Cast: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton, Phyllis Love, Mark Richman, Walter Catlett, Richard Hale, Joel Fluellen, Theodore Newton, John Smith, Edna Skinner, Marjorie Durant, Frances Farwell.




 
   
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