Oregon Films and Locations
The definitive list of feature films and TV programming shot in Oregon.
1915 - 1977
Oregon has a rich history in the motion picture industry. Documentaries and feature films have been shot in Oregon as far back as the early 1900's. There may well have been film makers using Oregon locations prior to those that have been confirmed. The list appearing here is an ongoing project to highlight productions for which background information can be found. All information and images are protected by copyright.
- Compiled by the Oregon Film and Video Division of the Oregon Economic Development Department with special thanks to: The Northwest Film and Video Center, The Oregon Historical Society, The Oregonian, The Register-Guard, Leonard Maltin, and The American Film Institute. Additional information and photos provided by Producers Studio.
Title Year Location Reference Where Cowboy is King* 1915 Pendleton The American Lifeograph
Martyrs of Yesterday* 1919 Oregon City, Portland The Golden Trail* 1920 Portland Barriers of Folly* 1922 Bulldog Courage* 1922 His Last Assignment 1922 The Death Message* 1922 Portland, Beaverton The Mine Looters* 1922 The Range Patrol* 1922 Underground Trail 1922 Covered Wagon 1923 Crashing Courage* 1923 Flames of Passion* 1923 Scars of Hate* 1923 The Flash* 1923 Portland, Beaverton The Flame Up* 1923 Portland, Beaverton The Power Divine* 1923 Portland, Beaverton The Vow of Vengeance* 1923 Portland, Beaverton Way of the Transgressor* 1923 Portland, Beaverton Beaten* 1924 Portland, Beaverton Driftwood 1924 Harbor Patrol 1924 Portland, Beaverton Passing on the West 1924 Pendleton Shackles of Fear* 1924 Trail of Vengeance* 1924 Under the Rouge* 1924 Portland Hills Aflame* 1925 Peggy of the Secret service 1925 Phantom Shadows* 1925 Scarlet and Gold* 1925 The Fighting Chance* 1925 The Fighting Parson* 1925 The Fighting Romeo* 1925 Vanishing Horse 1925 Winds of Chance 1925 Wallowa Youth's Highway* 1925 Portland, Beaverton Flames* 1925 Portland The General 1926 Cottage Grove Buster Keaton Forbidden Traffic 1927 Mystery House 1927 Mt. Hood Our Daily Bread 1928 Pendleton The Big Trail 1930 Singing Waters 1931 Call of the Wild 1935 Mt. Baker Lodge Big Timber 1937 Abe Lincoln in Illinois 1939 Eugene, McKenzie River RKO Pictures Canyon Passage 1946 Rachel and the Stranger 1949 Eugene Robert Mitchum Bend of the River 1952 Mt. Hood Sioux Uprising 1952 Pendleton Pillars of the sky 1955 LaGrande The Indian Fighter 1955 Portland Expose 1956 Portland, Gresham Oregon Passage 1957 Bend The Day Called X 1957 Portland Tonka 1958 Bend Stump Run* 1959 William "Red" Reynolds, Dir.
Chartroose Caboose* 1960 William "Red" Reynolds, Dir.
Ring of Fire 1961 Vernonia MGM The Character 1961 Adventure West 1962 Fields of Honor 1964 Mohawk Valley, Eugene The Great Race 1965 Gearhart (portion) Warner Brothers Shenandoah 1965 Universal Pictures The Way West 1967 Eugene, Coburg, Bend Celebrity Packed Cast Paint Your Wagon 1969 Baker Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood The Mightiest Clydesdale 1969 Estacada Getting Straight 1970 Eugene Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen Five Easy Pieces 1970 Eugene, Portland (portion) Sometimes a Great Notion 1970 Florence Ken Kesey The Great Northfield Minn. Raid 1970 Jacksonville Drive, He Said 1970 Eugene American Wilderness 1971 Central OR, Rogue River Napoleon and Samantha 1972 John Day Lost Horizon 1972 Mt. Hood Kansas City Bomber 1972 Portland The Circle* 1972 Portland Death of A Sideshow 1972 Portland Emperor of the North 1972 Cottage Grove Island at the Top of The World 1973 Redmond (portion) The Great Elephant Chase 1973 Rogue River Isn't It shocking? 1973 Mt. Angel Spirits of The Wild 1973 Bend, Grants Pass (por.) The Apple Dumpling Gang 1974 Bend The Bull from the Sky 1974 Medford, Roseburg Defula* 1974 Eastern Oregon Lost In The Stars 1974 Cottage Grove Alaska 1974 Bend Rooster Cogburn 1974 Bend Rockaday Ritchie & Queen of the Hop* 1975 Portland One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Salem, Central Coast Ken Kesey Search For Sasquatch 1975 Bend Sacred Ground 1975 Eugene The Lonely One 1975 Portland Three Warriors 1976 Portland, Warm Springs The Life & Legend of Buffalo Jones* 1976 Eastern Oregon Flood! 1976 Brownsville Fire! 1976 Yamhill Teeth 1976 Thorne Family Film* 1977 Eastern Oregon First Love 1977 Portland Timber 1977 Brookings * indicates an Oregon producer.