FILM : Ace in the Hole
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Ace in the Hole 1951 Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur New Mexico (USA)
Director : Billy Wilder   Production Company : Paramount Pictures   Region : N. AMERICA

A washed up big-city journalist finds work on a small time newspaper and exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave, but the situation escalates into a media circus.

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Also known as 'The Big Carnival' (US reissue title)

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Ace in the Hole - Former New York newspaper man Charles 'Chuck' Tatum (Kirk Douglas) is towed into Albuquerque, New Mexico after his car breaks down.
Ace in the Hole

aceho001. Former New York newspaper man Charles 'Chuck' Tatum (Kirk Douglas) is towed into Albuquerque, New Mexico after his car breaks down.

Ace in the Hole - Tatum's destination, the offices of small town newspaper The Albuquerque Sun Bulletin. The intersection of Pacific Avenue and Market Street in Los Angeles, California.
Ace in the Hole

aceho002. Tatum's destination, the offices of small town newspaper The Albuquerque Sun Bulletin. The intersection of Pacific Avenue and Market Street in Los Angeles, California.

Ace in the Hole - The down and out journalist gets out of his car.
Ace in the Hole

aceho003. The down and out journalist gets out of his car.

Ace in the Hole - Tatum enters the offices where he talks his way into a job.
Ace in the Hole

aceho004. Tatum enters the offices where he talks his way into a job.

Ace in the Hole - 'Chuck' Tatum and junior reporter Herbie Cook head into the desert to cover a story about a rattlesnake hunt. Alongside Route I-40, New Mexico near the border with Arizona.
Ace in the Hole

aceho005. 'Chuck' Tatum and junior reporter Herbie Cook head into the desert to cover a story about a rattlesnake hunt. Alongside Route I-40, New Mexico near the border with Arizona.

Ace in the Hole - The pair pull up outside Minosa's Trading Post in Escudero. Route I-40, New Mexico. At the time of filming, the road was part of Route 66.
Ace in the Hole

aceho006. The pair pull up outside Minosa's Trading Post in Escudero. Route I-40, New Mexico. At the time of filming, the road was part of Route 66.

Ace in the Hole - Tatum and Herbie follow as a Police car heads towards an old Indian Cliff Dwelling. On the Arizona / New Mexico border along Route I-40.
Ace in the Hole

aceho007. Tatum and Herbie follow as a Police car heads towards an old Indian Cliff Dwelling. On the Arizona / New Mexico border along Route I-40.

aceho007n. Bill Rukeyser has replaced the Google image with this shot he took from the New Mexican Highway and gave us the GPS location as well. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-07-2014)

Ace in the Hole - Sensing a 'chance in a lifetime' story after learning of Leo Minosa being trapped after a cave in, Tatum speaks with the Deputy Sheriff (Gene Evans), Lorraine Minosa (Jan Sterling) and Papa Minosa (John Berkes). TCM advises that this is a set built around 15 miles west of Gallup, New Mexico, USA.
Ace in the Hole

aceho008. Sensing a 'chance in a lifetime' story after learning of Leo Minosa being trapped after a cave in, Tatum speaks with the Deputy Sheriff (Gene Evans), Lorraine Minosa (Jan Sterling) and Papa Minosa (John Berkes). TCM advises that this is a set built around 15 miles west of Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

Ace in the Hole - As Tatum's spin gathers pace, tourists queue to enter the site. Just off Route I-40 about 15 to 20 miles west of Gallup.
Ace in the Hole

aceho009. As Tatum's spin gathers pace, tourists queue to enter the site. Just off Route I-40 about 15 to 20 miles west of Gallup.

Ace in the Hole - More spectators arrive by train to visit the Mountain of the Seven Vultures.  The railway line runs parallel with Route I-40 at this point. New Mexico, USA.
Ace in the Hole

aceho010. More spectators arrive by train to visit the Mountain of the Seven Vultures. The railway line runs parallel with Route I-40 at this point. New Mexico, USA.

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