Movie "Ray"

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Movie "Ray"

Post by dhaugh » Fri Apr 01, 2005 9:15 am

While an excellent movie, IMO, overall, the scene in 1950 with the doublestack container train passing by overhead cracked me up pretty good. Dave

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Not The First Time

Post by 2nd trick op » Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:56 pm

In one of the MGM "formula" 1930's gangster films c.1970 (can't remember whether it was "Dillinger" or "A Bullet for Pretty Boy"), the protagonist is shown climbing onto a cushion-underframe MoPac boxcar that would have taken another thrity years to evolve.

For a correct treatment of the same subject, let's try the Warner/James Dean version of "East of Eden" (1955). Shot on a set in front of a screen, obviously, but they got the rolling stock right.
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