Reprise: Palm Springs stands in for Shangri-La during the filming of Lost Horizon
For a beautifully researched post on Art Director Stephen Goosson please turn to Steve Vaught’s VASTLY interesting blog:
You’ve probably guessed by now that I’m in Palm Springs. A few days ago I hiked Tahquitz Canyon with my best beloved and friends. There was a bonhomie on the easy trail that was quite lovely, people from all over the world offering each other their cameras and taking pictures and it reminded me that part of LOST HORIZON was shot here.
In the 1937 film:
The waterfall today:
The craggy rocks that surround the canyon:
The book cover: