Tag Archives: Pullman

Twentieth Century 1934

Columbia Pictures The film’s namesake refers to New York Central Railroad’s crack express train, The 20th Century Limited. Unfortunately, most of the train “action” occurs onboard (thus on a set) in a Pullman sleeper and adjacent lounge car. On the positive … 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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The Hucksters 1947

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures I found out about this movie…from a cartoon!  To be specific, the Warner Brothers classic, “The Ducksters” of 1950.  As the entry in Wiki says, the cartoon’s title is a pun on the 1947 Clark Gable picture, “The … Continue reading

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The Great K&A Train Robbery 1926

William Fox Pictures I first saw scenes from this movie long ago whilst watching a railroads-in-movies anthology on TV.  This silent gem had all its exterior shots “Photographed in the Royal Gorge of Colorado, U.S.A.” We never do find out … Continue reading

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Lady On A Train 1945

Universal Pictures For a movie with “Train” in the title, scenes of a railroad nature are quite scarce. The opening and first five minutes, along with the finale of this picture, constitutes the entirety of this flicks’ train hype. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Now Or Never 1921

Rolin Films/Associated Exhibitors, Inc. I am a big fan of Harold Lloyd’s early silent pictures and fortunately, most of them were preserved and are available on DVD.  I own the Harold Lloyd DVD Comedy Collection and discovered this “mostly on … Continue reading

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