Tag Archives: Paramount Pictures

Last Train From Gun Hill 1959

  Paramount Pictures Kirk Douglas (as Marshal Matt Morgan) and Anthony Quinn (as Craig Belden) star in this very well done western drama about a lawman seeking justice for his murdered wife. Of course, the REAL star of the show … Continue reading

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Special Agent 1949

Paramount Pictures Told in a semi-documentary style complete with officiously-serious narrator and accompanied by “Justice Marches On” type music, “Secret Agent” tells the tale of a train hold up, murder and subsequent tracking down of the prepetrators. This movie borrowed … Continue reading

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Whispering Smith 1948

Paramount Pictures In my continual search for obscure train movies, I came across Whispering Smith from 1948.  I was able to obtain a good Technicolor print from the Universal DVD collection.  It turned out to be sort of Paramount’s rendition … Continue reading

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Union Station 1950

Paramount Pictures I first came across this movie by accident years ago, channel-surfing in during the “Elevated” scene.  I was hooked.  Revisiting Union Station recently, it proved to be a gripping and enjoyable rainy-afternoon’s viewing, set in the railroad terminal … Continue reading

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The Major and the Minor 1942

Paramount Pictures Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland star in Billy Wilder’s directing debut. Fed up with life in New York City, 20-something Susan Applegate (played by Ginger Rogers), decides to head home to little Stevenson, Iowa.  Her journey begins at … Continue reading

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Denver and Rio Grande 1952

  Paramount Pictures/Nat Holt Productions It doesn’t get any better than narrow gauge steam in the mountains for the serious railfan.  This movie is loaded with colorful railroad action culminating in a spectacular head-on collision of two trains. Filmed mainly on the … Continue reading

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