Sunday, August 10, 2014

Madison Indiana Movies

The last post I did was about the hydroplane boat that Madison Indiana owns. This made me think of the movies that were filmed in Madison. I have seen both of them and I will admit they are not academy award winners in my mind but certainly worth watching. Both available from ........... Jack

Madison is a semi-fictional 2005 film about APBA hydroplane racing in the 1970s. It stars Jim Caviezel as a driver who comes out of retirement to lead the Madison, Indiana community-owned racing team.
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Some Came Running is a 1958 American film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Shirley MacLaine. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, in a bid to duplicate the success of the multi–Academy Award winning film adaptation of James Jones' earlier novel, From Here to Eternity (1953), optioned the 1,200-plus-page book, Some Came Running and cast Frank Sinatra as the lead. Sinatra approved Dean Martin for the role of Bama, in what would be their first film together. Much of the film was shot in and around the town of Madison, Indiana.
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