Piru celebrates ‘Ramona’ silent film on Sat.

Mary Pickford movie filmed on location at Rancho Camulos

Dolores Del Rio’s 1928 movie remake of “Ramona” will highlight a day of activities Sat., Nov. 10 at the Rancho Camulos Museum, 5164 E. Telegraph Road, Piru. The museum is on Hwy. 126, two miles east of Piru.

The once considered lost, but now recovered and restored full-length silent film is one of four American-made “Ramona” films based on Helen Hunt Jackson’s 1884 novel of the same name.

The Ramona connection is one of the reasons why in 200 Rancho Camulos became a National Historic Landm...

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