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Union Station (1950) was a Film Noir - Drama Film directed by Rudolph Mat? and produced by Jules Schermer.

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CITIES WITHIN CITIES: Union Station, 1950

on Jul 12, 2021 From Caftan Woman

Cities within cities fascinate creators and audiences. Consider the nightclub in Piccadilly, 1929, the business complex in Skyscraper Souls, 1932, and the transportation hub in The Terminal, 2004. The transportation mecca for our feature's setting is the Chicago Union Station, with the conveniently ... Read full article


How Carole got to Union Station

By carole_and_co on Jan 28, 2020 From Carole & Co.

Above is the only known photo of Carole Lombard at Union Station in Los Angeles. She's with Howard D. Mills, a local Treasury Department official, as she prepares to board the Union Pacific's "City Of Los Angeles" train on Jan. 12, 1942. Less than 100 hours later, Lombard would be dead.But for more ... Read full article


Happy 80th, Union Station!

By carole_and_co on May 2, 2019 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard and Clark Gable (shown here in December 1940 boarding an eastbound train as they traveled to Washington and later Baltimore) were no stranger to rail travel; each regularly used it for transcontinental trips. But at the time of their marriage in late March 1939, if they or other Angel... Read full article


Union Station – where the stars arrived in Los Angeles

By Rhonda0731 on Jun 28, 2015 From Smitten Kitten Vintage

Originally posted on BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD: Spanish, Deco, Streamline Moderne ? Union Station in Los Angeles was opened in 1939 and was designed by the brothers who also served as architects on City Hall, Donald Parkinson and John Parkinson. . . View original... Read full article


Union Station (1950)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 25, 2015 From 4 Star Films

Although it features the pairing of William Holden and Nancy Olsen, Union Station certainly is no Sunset Boulevard, but it doesn’t need to be. It’s a modest procedural of 80 minutes, but it has a gritty realism that is rather reminiscent of Pick up on South Street (1953) or The Naked Cit... Read full article


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Inspector Donnelly: I'll break any man who takes his eyes off that suitcase.


Inspector Donnelly: The people you have to deal with are lice. They never keep their word to anyone about anything; they won't to you.


Lorna Murchison: You will let my father go, won't you?
Joe Beacom: [Flippantly] Why should I hurt the old boy or you, Cookie? I don't bit the hand that feeds me a hundred grand.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 7, 1952 with William Holden reprising his film role.
There were 2 former mayors of Mayberry in this movie: Parley Baer (Mayberry mayor Stoner) was a cop and Dick Elliott (Mayberry mayor Pike) was a powerhouse workman.
Robert Cornthwaite's film debut.
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