Tag Archives: California

Girl Shy 1924

A Pathe Picture Whilst digging through my Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection (see my previous review of Now or Never 1921), I found another train-related silent in 1924’s Girl Shy. Not only is a steam train journey involved, but a key … Continue reading

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day 1996

  Stark Productions / Antarctic Pictures Train Hype!  Hey, someone actually made an “Indie” film about a short line railroad! “Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day” even won some sort of award at the Sundance Film Festival.  The movies’ … Continue reading

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Go West 1940

Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Go West! – One of the lesser-known Marx Brothers movies, featured a spectacular fifteen minute train chase to end the picture – filmed along the Sierra Railroad in California. The Marx Brothers took their vaudeville act to the Old West with … Continue reading

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