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Post by Jules07 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:51 pm

I find myself looking at the scenes and saying, "that one is in the studio." "This one is on location." The backdrops at the homestead do not match the on location one at all! I have also noticed where a scene was partly done in studio and finished on location. The lighting is obvious when they bounce between studio lights and the sun.

I watched the episode recently where old man Royal Dano was helping to find water with a willow stick. Noticed the sun was out when it rained?

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Re: Backdrop

Post by Deneen » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:05 pm

Yes - And you can hear the horses hoof shoes on the boards under the dirt in the studio. There was also sometimes an echo when they filmed in the studio. :neutralcowboy:

Jules07 wrote:
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I watched the episode recently where old man Royal Dano was helping to find water with a willow stick. Noticed the sun was out when it rained?
Yes - I guess those were "Sun Showers".

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Post by cowgirl » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:22 am

Filming locations for The Rifleman

There is some interesting things about this on these pages. Check and see what NorthRidge had to say a few years back about this.
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Post by NorthRidge » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:16 pm

I was in the Garden of the Gods area about two years ago. Took more photos. Here are three showing the well-known formations. More photos soon.

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Post by wildwest » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:53 am

Thank you for sharing. I love this stuff!!
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Post by cowgirl » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:10 am

Thanks NorthRidge for these pictures. I'm gonna post these, I'll wait and see what else you have.
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Re: Backdrop

Post by NorthRidge » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:15 am

I can see why many westerns were filmed there. In the third photo, Stoney Point if visible. Movies were also filmed at that location, too. For example, "The Treasure of Sierra Madre." Also, where I was standing in the third photo, is about where the cast of the movie "The Grapes of Wrath."

Here are more photos from the same area (the former Lower Iverson Ranch). Visible in the fifth photo is a track used for the camera(s). Amazing that it's still there after so many years. The last photo shows what was the entrance to the Iverson Ranch, where the owners lived when the movie location ranch was most active.

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Re: Backdrop

Post by cowgirl » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:32 am

NorthRidge wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:16 pm
I was in the Garden of the Gods area about two years ago. Took more photos. Here are three showing the well-known formations. More photos soon.

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Can you give me the names of the formations?
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Re: Backdrop

Post by cowgirl » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:34 am

NorthRidge wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:15 am
I can see why many westerns were filmed there. In the third photo, Stoney Point if visible. Movies were also filmed at that location, too. For example, "The Treasure of Sierra Madre." Also, where I was standing in the third photo, is about where the cast of the movie "The Grapes of Wrath."

Here are more photos from the same area (the former Lower Iverson Ranch). Visible in the fifth photo is a track used for the camera(s). Amazing that it's still there after so many years. The last photo shows what was the entrance to the Iverson Ranch, where the owners lived when the movie location ranch was most active.

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What can you tell me about the first two?
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Re: Backdrop

Post by NorthRidge » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:49 am

cowgirl wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:32 am
Can you give me the names of the formations?
In the first photo, the rock formation on the right is known as the Sphinx. The one on the left is called Indian Head and Tower Rock.

Across the street is the Lone Ranger Rock. I will post of photo of that soon.

This link has some good info about the area (Iverson Movie Location Ranch).
http://iversonmovieranch.blogspot.com/s ... the%20Gods

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