We continue to our search for
filming locations for the 1966 film “Navajo Joe”. Dr. Lynne finds the camp of
Duncan and his men. As he rides in Duncan shoots him off his horse. Lynne then
tells Duncan that the Indian saved the gold and that it’s locked in the vault
in the bank at Esperanza. He tells Duncan to take him there and pretend to
force him to open the safe. Duncan agrees and they prepare to ride to
The scene at Duncan’s camp was
filmed near Fonelas. The same area that was used in the beginning of the film.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.