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A Few Important People

Omaha / Douglas County
Lincoln (state capitol) / Lancaster
Sarpy County
Grand Island / Hall County
Kearney / Buffalo County
Fremont / Dodge County
Hastings / Adams County
North Platte / Lincoln County
Norfolk / Madison County
Columbus / Platte County
Scotts Bluff County

Smaller Counties & Towns

Railroads of Nebraska

Indian Country of Nebraska

Reading Material, Other Media


In Nebraska, cattle outnumber people four to one.

flag of the State of Nebraska           Great Seal of the State of Nebraska (b&w)           2006 state series U.S. quarter for Nebraska

Official Government Links & Info
Nebraska covers 77,358 square miles {200,520 square kilometers}; the population is 1,845,525 (2012 estimate).
The state was admitted to the Union on 1 March 1867 {the 37th state}.
The state motto is "Equality before the law"; the popular name is 'Cornhusker State' (1945).
The state mammal is the White-tailed Deer {Odocoileus virginianus} (1981)
The state fish is the Channel Catfish {Ictalurus punctatus} (1997).
The state flower is Goldenrod {Solidago serotina} (1895)
The state bird is the Western Meadowlark; the state insect is the Honeybee {Apis mellifera} (1975).
The state tree is the Cottonwood {Populus deltoides} (1972); the state grass is Little Bluestem {Schizachyrium scoparium} (1969).
The state rock is Prairie Agate (1967); the state gemstone is Blue Chalcedony, commonly called Blue Agate (1967).
The state beverage is milk; the state soft drink is Kool-Aid™ (invented by Edward E. Perkins in Hastings, Nebraska in 1927).
The state song is "Beautiful Nebraska".
Time zones in Nebraska are Central in the eastern portion, Mountain in the western 'panhandle'.

Official Website of the State of Nebraska
Nebraska Tourism Commission website
Nebraska's Scenic Byways

Nebraska State Historical Society [est. 1878] based in Lincoln, Nebraska

Statewide Links
browse travel books about Nebraska U.S.A. at Amazon
Nebraska entry at Wikipedia
'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's Oregon Trail Page
The Spade Ranch [est. 1888] based in Ellsworth in the Sand Hills of Nebraska
Nebraska State Fair [est. 1868; Aug 2014 = #144] in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska
NewPages.com's Directory of Independent Bookstores for Nebraska

Nebraska Farmers Union [] branch of the National Farmers Union [est. 1902]

Bold Nebraska is a coalition of citizens and landowners and native tribes working against the Keystone XL pipeline


A Few Important People
Gov. Dave Heineman [since 2005; GOP]
Lt.Gov. Lavon Heidemann [apptd. 2/2013; GOP]

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns [since 2009; GOP]
U.S. Senator Deb Fischer [since 2013; GOP]
former Nebraska Governor [1991-99] & former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson [Dem 2001-2012]
Cong. Jeff Fortenberry [GOP]
Cong. Lee Terry [GOP]
Cong. Adrian Smith [GOP]

Grover Cleveland Alexander [1887–1950], Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher

dancer & actor Fred Astaire [1899–1987] and his sister Adele Astaire [1897–1981]

boxer Max Baer [1909-59]

cattleman Lawrence Bixby [1896-1982]

actor Ward Bond [1903–60]

sculptor Gutzon Borglum [1867–1941]

actor Marlon Brando [1924–2004]

William Jennings Bryan [1860–1925]

capitalist Warren Buffett is based in Omaha, Nebraska

author Willa Cather [1873-1947] grew up in Red Cloud, Nebraska

traitor Dick Cheney

actor Montgomery Clift [1920–66]

actor James Coburn [1928–2002]

Crazy Horse [1838–77], great warrior of the Oglala Lakota Sioux

U.S. Army Gen. George R. Crook [1828-90]

Father Edward J. Flanagan [1886-1949] founded the Boys Town orphanage outside Omaha, Nebraska in 1917.

actor Henry Fonda [1905–82]

actor Peter Fonda

President #38 Gerald R. Ford [1913-2006] was born in Omaha, Nebraska

actor Hoot Gibson [1892–1962] was born in Tekamah, Nebraska

author-charlaton L. Ron Hubbard [1911–86]

Bob Kerrey, Governor of Nebraska and U.S. Senator

actress Swoosie Kurtz

Lewis & Clark Expedition [1804-06]

silent comedian Harold Lloyd [1893–1971] was born in Burchard, Nebraska.

photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen's Images of Nature Galleries [est. 1995] in Omaha Nebraska & 5 other states

actress Dorothy McGuire [1916–2001]

billionaire Charlie Munger, longtime business partner of Warren Buffett

actor-director-producer Fred Niblo [1874–1948]

actor Nick Nolte

progressive politician George William Norris [1861-1944]
U.S. Congressman 1903-1912; U.S. Senator 1913-1942; sponsored the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933
browse books • State Historic Site • Wikipedia

Edward E. Perkins invented Kool-Aid™ in Hastings, Nebraska in 1927

U.S. Army Gen. John J. Pershing [1860–1948]

Chief Red Cloud [1822–1909] of the Oglala Sioux

Western author Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] was born in Tecumseh, Nebraska.

cattleman Bartlett Richards [1862-1911]

artist Edward Ruscha

Mari Sandoz [1896–1966]

Chief Standing Bear [1829?–1908]

actress Hilary Swank

Carl A. Swanson [1879–1949], founder of C.A. Swanson & Sons which launched TV dinners in 1954

award-winning comic book artist Chris Ware

humorist Roger L. Welsch lives in Howard County, Nebraska

civil rights leader Malcolm X [1925–65]

movie studio mogul Darryl F. Zanuck [1902–79]


Omaha / Douglas County
Omaha has major economic ties to Council Bluffs, Iowa which is just across the Missouri River.
The Omaha World Herald newspaper [est. 1885]
The Omaha Star weekly newspaper [est. 1938] in North Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha City Weekly
Independent weekly news magazine
Great Plains Black History Museum [est. 1976], 2213 Lake Street in Omaha, Nebraska
The Reader = independent weekly
http://www.omahaseniorlifestyles.com/
Boys Town orphanage [est. 1917] in Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha [Nebraska] Film Festival [March 2014 = #9]
Douglas County [NE] Historical Society

GOLD STAR: fanous for locally-inspired carp sandwiches  Joe Tess Place - Fresh Fish Daily [est. 1930s], 5424 So. 24th Street {Q Street Exit} in South Omaha, Nebraska
James Skinner Baking Company modern artisanal baking [] in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha's Henry Doorley Zoo & Aquarium [est. 1894]
Omaha Zoological Society [est. 1952]
Omaha Zoo Foundation [est. 1984]
GOLD STAR: the main locomotive is a 30"-gauge quasi-replica of the Central Pacific 4-4-0 steam locomotive #119 [built 1968]; the second is a 30"-gauge Austrian 0-6-2T steam locomotive [built by Krauss in 1890, restored by Union Pacific in 1969]  steam train rides for kids [est. 1968] at the Omaha Zoo

Durham Museum at Omaha Union Station.
1890 Union Pacific T-57 class 4-6-0 steam locomotive #1243 is on display inside the Durham Museum
along with a yellow caboose (red roof)

Lauritzen Botanical Gardens [est. 1982] in Omaha, Nebraska
Kenefick Park in Omaha, Nebraska
1944 Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 'Big Boy' articulated steam locomotive #4023 is on display at Lauritzen Gardens/Kenefick Park
1969 Union Pacific DDA40X 'Centennial' diesel locomotive #6900 is on display at Lauritzen Gardens/Kenefick Park


Lincoln (state capitol) / Lancaster County

University of Nebraska [est. 1869], 1400 'R' Street in Lincoln, Nebraska
Lester F. Larsen Tractor Museum at University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Willa Cather Archive at University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Nebraska Book Company [est. 1915], 4700 So. 19th Street in Lincoln, Nebraska
Licorice International [est. 1996 in NYC, moved 2002] in the historic Haymarket District in Lincoln, Nebraska


Sarpy County
which includes the major cities of Bellevue, La Vista & Papillion


Grand Island / Hall County
Nebraska State Fair [est. 1868; next is Aug 2014] in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska
Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation [est. 1989]

City of Grand Island, Nebraska [incorp. 1872] official website
The Grand Island [NE] Independent daily newspaper [est. 1869]
The Faucet Bar & Grill
Stuhr Museum of The Prairie Pioneer [est. 1967] in Grand Island, Nebraska
Union Pacific 2-8-0 steam locomotive #437 is on static display {since 1955} now at the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, Nebraska
The Nebraska Midland RR operated 1908 narrow-gauge 2-8-0 steam locomotive #69 at the Stuhr Museum from June 1976 to the mid-1980s.


Kearney / Buffalo County
UP 481 – A 2-8-0 type, on display at Buffalo County Historical Society, Kearney, Nebraska.


Fremont / Dodge County
Dodge County, Nebraska [est 1855, rev 1860]
includes the communities of Ames, Cotterell, Cuming, Dodge, Elkhorn, Everett, Fremont {county seat}, Hooper, Inglewood, Logan,
Maple, Nickerson, North Bend, Pebble, Platte, Pleasant Valley, Ridgeley, Scribner, Snyder, Uehling, Union, Webster & Winslow.
official website • Wikipedia

Fremont & Dodge County [NE] C.V.B., 338 No. Main Street in Fremont, Nebraska
Fremont Area [NE] Chamber of Commerce, 338 No. Main Street in Fremont, Nebraska

City of Fremont, Nebraska [founded 1871] official website
Fremont Tribune newspaper [est. 1868]
K.F.M.T. 105.5-FM [est. 1987] classic rock 'Gold' radio in Fremont, Nebraska
Main Street Fremont business association
Fremont and Elkhorn Valley Railroad {Nebraska Railroad Museum} [est. 2000] in Fremont, Nebraska
FEVRR sold 1942 2-8-0 steam locomotive #1702; has been operating diesel switcher 1219; on hiatus for 2013
John C. Frιmont Days [July 2013 = #27] in Fremont, Nebraska
Dodge County Historical Society Louis E. May Museum [built 1874] in Fremont, Nebraska

Hooper, Nebraska
the 1890s Main Street is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.


Hastings / Adams County
Hastings College [est. 1882], 710 Turner Avenue in Hastings, Nebraska 68901
Union Pacific 2-8-0 steam locomotive #6237 was donated to City of Hastings, Nebraska in July 1956.


North Platte / Lincoln County
Union Pacific Railroad's Bailey Yard in North Platte
UP 480 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of North Platte, Nebraska in February 1956.
1943 Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 'Challenger' articulated steam locomotive #3977 is on display at Cody Park, North Platte, Nebraska
1970 Union Pacific DDA40X 'Centennial' diesel locomotive #6922 is on display at Cody Park, North Platte, Nebraska


Norfolk / Madison County


Columbus / Platte County
UP 561 – A 2-8-0 type, on display at Pawnee Park, Columbus, Nebraska.


Scotts Bluff County


Smaller Counties & Towns of Nebraska
Our Heritage Guest Ranch [est. 1887] near Crawford, Nebraska
Spring Creek Model Trains [est. 2000, store 2009] in Deshler, Nebraska
Center for Rural Affairs [est. 1973] based in Lyons, Nebraska
National Arbor day Foundation [] based in Nebraska City, Nebraska
Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter [est. 1961] in Sidney, Nebraska
Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering [Oct 2013 = #22] in Valentine, Nebraska

Webster County, Nebraska [est. 1871]
official website • entry at Wikipedia

county seat City of Red Cloud, Nebraska [est. 1871]
official website • entry at Wikipedia

Willa Cather Childhood Home [built 1878, landmark status 1971]
Red Cloud [NE] Opera House [built 1885, restored 2003]
Farmer's & Merchant's Bank building [built 1888] in Red Cloud, Nebraska - home of the Willa Cather Foundation [est. 1955]

Railroads of Nebraska
listing of surviving steam locomotives in Nebraska
'list of Nebraska railroads' page at Wikipedia
TrainWeb / Tourist Railways / Nebraska website got hacked {2017}
U.P.R.R. Shortline Railroad Profiles for Nebraska

GOLD STAR: the main locomotive is a 30"-gauge quasi-replica of the Central Pacific 4-4-0 steam locomotive #119 [built 1968]; the second is a 30"-gauge Austrian 0-6-2T steam locomotive [built by Krauss in 1890, restored by Union Pacific in 1969]  two 30"-gauge steam locomotives run daily (in season) at the Omaha Zoo
these are the only operating steam locomotives in the State of Nebraska (2013)

1890 Union Pacific T-57 class 4-6-0 steam locomotive #1243 is on display inside the Durham Museum at Omaha Union Station
along with a yellow caboose (red roof).  click here for photograph (in a new window)
1943 Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 'Challenger' articulated steam locomotive #3977 is on display at Cody Park; North Platte, Nebraska
1944 Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 'Big Boy' articulated steam locomotive #4023 is on display at Lauritzen Gardens/Kenefick Park in Omaha, Nebraska
1969 Union Pacific DDA40X 'Centennial' diesel locomotive #6900 is on display at Lauritzen Gardens/Kenefick Park in Omaha, Nebraska
1970 Union Pacific DDA40X diesel locomotive #6922 is on display at Cody Park; North Platte, Nebraska

UP 407 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of Sidney, Nebraska in July 1956.
UP 421 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of Fairbury, Nebraska in April 1956.
UP 423 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of Gering, Nebraska in July 1955.
UP 480 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of North Platte, Nebraska in February 1956.
UP 485 – A 2-8-0 type, donated to City of Lexington, Nebraska in June 1956.

                 

Nebraska Kansas Colorado Rwy [est. 1996, purch by OmniTRAX in 2005]
operates about 559 miles (900 km) of track mostly in Nebraska, with branches in KS & CO
official website • entry at Wikipedia

Railroading In Nebraska video by Tim Hosey  "Railroading In Nebraska" [indep 1993]
60-minute collection of videos shot by Tim Hosey in the Summer of 1993;
features U.P. & B.N. and C&NW freight trains
• not listed on IMDb
Railroad Video Prodns color DVD-R [1993] for $29.95 + s/h via third party
Historic Railroads of Nebraska book by Michael M. Bartels & James J. Reisdorff  "Historic Railroads of Nebraska (Images of Rail Series)" [2002]
by Michael M. Bartels & James J. Reisdorff

Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [12/2002] for $18.00
Railroads of Omaha & Council Bluffs book by William Kratville  "Railroads of Omaha and Council Bluffs (Images of Rail Series)" [2002]
by William Kratville

Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [12/2002] for $19.79
Crawford Hill On The Powder River Coal Line  Crawford Hill is a helper district east of Crawford, Nebraska. The first DVD is from Fall 1995 in Burlington Northern paint; later DVD shows diesel units in BNSF orange, Sante Fe warbonnet, and Cascade green.
"Crawford Hill On Burlington Northern's Powder River Coal Line"
Highball Prodns color DVD [undated] 2 hours for $29.95 via Amazon third party
"Crawford Hill Revisited"
Highball Prodns color DVD [undated] 2 hours for $35.95 via Amazon third party
double DVD set
Highball Prodns color DVD [undated] 4 hours on 2 disks for $59.95 via Amazon third party


Indian Country of Nebraska
The population of Nebraska is 1% Native American; there are five existing reservations in Nebraska, while the Ogallala Sioux Reservation
[1882-1899], Oto Reservation [1834-1884], and Pawnee Reservation [1833-1870] were sold back piecemeal to the U.S. government.

Niobrara Reservation [est. 1863] of the Santee Sioux tribe

Omaha Reservation [est. 1854] of the Omaha tribe

Ponca Reservation [est. 1858] of the Ponca tribe

Sac and Fox Reservation [est. 1836]

Winnebago Reservation [est. 1863]


Reading Material & Other Media
browse travel books about Nebraska U.S.A. at Amazon

Nebraska Life Magazine [est. 1997] based in Norfolk, Nebraska
Nebraska Life
Magazine
[est. 1997]

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magazine website

Nebraska Farmer Magazine [] subscription
Nebraska Farmer
Magazine

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12 issues/year for $26.95

magazine website

publisher Farm Progress
[est. 1819] entry at Wikipedia

Omaha Magazine [renamed 1989]
Omaha Magazine
[renamed 1989]

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6 issues/year for $12.95

magazine website

"Corn Huskers" poetry collection [Henry Holt, 1918] by Carl Sandburg [1878-1967]
won a Special Pulitzer Award for Poetry in 1919

The Champion Corn-Husker Crashes The Movies comic novel by Charles 'Chic' Sale  "The Champion Corn-Husker Crashes The Movies" [1933]
by Charles 'Chic' Sale [1885-1936], Introduction by Scoop Conlon

Specialist Publng 9x6½ hardcover [1933] out of print/used
official 'Chic' Sale fansite

"Nebraska: A Guide To The Cornhusker State" [orig 1939] by Federal Writers' Project,
Introduction by Tom Allan, Foreword by Marvin F. Kivett
http://www.amazon.com/Nebraska-Cornhusker-Federal-Writers-Project/dp/0803268513/ [9/1979]
http://www.amazon.com/Nebraska-Second-Guide-Cornhusker-State/dp/0803269188/ [2006]
http://www.amazon.com/Nebraska-Guide-Cornhusker-State-American/dp/B000M4WQ3I/

Bartlett Richards, Nebraska Sandhills Cattleman biography by Bartlett Richards, Jr. & Ruth VanAckeren  "Bartlett Richards: Nebraska Sandhills Cattleman" biography [1980]
by son Bartlett Richards, Jr. with Ruth VanAckeren

Nebraska State Historical Society 9x6½ hardcover [6/80] out of print/used

"Lincoln: The Prairie Capital" [11/1984] by James L. McKee
http://www.amazon.com/Lincoln-Prairie-James-L-McKee/dp/0897811097/

Plugged Nickel  mystery novel by Robert Campbell  "Plugged Nickel" mystery novel [1988] by Robert Campbell [1927-2000]
Speeding thru Nebraska on the California Zephyr passenger train, someone pulls the emergency cord and railroad detective Jake Hatch is thrown from the train, landing on a severed corpse.
Pocket mass pb [3/88] out of print/many, many used
Pocket Book Club hardcover [1988] out of print/used
Red Cent mystery novel by Robert Casmpbell  "Red Cent" mystery novel [1989] by Robert Campbell [1927-2000]
A sniper puts a bullet thru the window of a fast-moving diner car, and a man is killed. Railroad detective Jake Hatch needs to find out whether the shooting was random or the victim was intended and the killer a crack shot.
Pocket mass pb [2/91] out of print/used
Pocket mass pb [1/89] out of print/many used
Lawrence Bixby, Preserver of the Old Spade Ranch biography by Ruth Van Ackeren & Robert M. Howard  "Lawrence Bixby: Preserver of The Old Spade Ranch" biography [1995]
by Ruth VanAckeren & Robert M. Howard

Caxton Printers hardcover [1995] out of print/used

"Roadside History of Nebraska" [Jan 1997] by Candy Moulton
http://www.amazon.com/Roadside-History-Nebraska/dp/0878423478/

"History of Nebraska" [orig 1955; Third Edition 5/1997] by James C. Olson & Ronald C. Naugle
http://www.amazon.com/History-Nebraska-Third-James-Olson/dp/0803286058/

"The Last Prairie: A Sandhills Journal" [5/2000] by Stephen R. Jones
http://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Prairie-Sandhills-Journal/dp/007135347X/

C is for Cornhusker Nebraska Alphabet book by Rajean Luebs Shepherd & Sandy Appleoff  "C Is For Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet" [ages 6 & up; 2004]
Written by Rajean Luebs Shepherd, Illustrated by Sandy Appleoff

Kindle Edition from Sleeping Bear Press [10/2010] for $9.99
Sleeping Bear Press 9¼x11 hardcover [7/2004] for $15.03

"Visions of Lincoln; Nebraska's Capital City in the Present, Past, and Future" [11/2007]
by James L. McKee, Krista Burlae, Joel Sartore and Photographer
http://www.amazon.com/Visions-Lincoln-Nebraskas-Capital-Present/dp/097987940X/

"Omaha Impressions" [3/2008] photography by Mike Whye
http://www.amazon.com/Omaha-Impressions-Farcountry-Press/dp/1560374330/

"Lincoln in Black and White, 1910-1925 (Images of America)" [8/2008] by Douglas Keister & Edward F. Zimmer
http://www.amazon.com/Lincoln-Black-White-1910-1925-Publishing/dp/0738561622/

"Outlaw Tales of Nebraska: True Stories of the Cornhusker State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats" [8/2010] by T. D. Griffith
http://www.amazon.com/Outlaw-Tales-Nebraska-Cornhusker-Cutthroats/dp/0762758783/

Nebraska POW Camps book by Melissa Amateis Marsh  "Nebraska P.O.W. Camps: A History of World War II Prisoners In The Heartland" [2014] by Melissa Amateis Marsh
Kindle Edition from History Press [4/2014] for $9.99
History Press 9X6 pb [4/2014] for $16.57

see also World War II Internment Camps Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"Race Against The Harvest" (aka 'American Harvest') [CBS-TV 1987]
Race Against The Harvest 1987 TV movie  Filmed in Canada, set in Kansas or Nebraska?, 'based on a true story'; after his crop is ruined, farmer Duncan gathers a team to 'custom combine' harvest the crops of other farmers, which escalates a long-standing feud with a neighbor • Directed by Dick Lowry; written by Bill Stratton; starring Wayne Rogers, Mariclare Costello, Fredric Lehne, Matt McCoy, John Anderson, Jill Carroll, Casey Siemaszko, Jay Kerr, Earl Holliman, Randal Patrick, Robb Madrid, Courtney Gains, John Pyper-Ferguson, Murray McRae, Ancel Cook, Terrence Evans, Graham McPherson, Kelly McQuiggin & Robert Koons
DVD not available • U.A.V. Corp. color VHS [10/2001] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

"Tully" [indep Nov 2002]
Tully movie  Filmed in Nebraska, Iowa & Massachusetts; a farmer and his two adult sons struggle on their rural Nebraska farm; Co-produced, co-written & directed by Hilary Birmingham; starring Glenn Fitzgerald, Anson Mount, Bob Burrus, Julianne Nicholson, Laura Walker, Joe Smalley, Tim Driscoll, Aaron Zavitz, Kristopher Kling, Catherine Kellner, Vivek Kumar, John Durbin, V. Craig Heidenreich, Natalie Canerday, Harry Gibbs, Delaney Driscoll, Michael McCormack, Richard Hansen & Mellisa Bryson
P.D.X. Video color DVD [6/2003] for $6.14
Arts Alliance America color DVD [6/2003] for $6.96
full credits at IMDb

"independence" [indep 2007]
independence 2007 movie  Filmed in Hastings, Nebraska; based on a true story; a woman takes a job selling fireworks in small-town Nebraska and must endure physical trials and emotional vulnerability in a hostile environment. She has no food, bathroom, or adequate shelter, and must rely on those who come into the fireworks tent for her very survival. Co-produced & written by and starring Margaret Norwood; directed by Terry Gsell; also starring Stacie Knock, Justin Adams, Teddy Caρez, Paul Dennhardt, Carter Jackson, Al Marz, Rob Schepers, James Zidar & John-Michael Zuerlein
DVD available on official website • Amazon Instant Video [2011] rental $2.99, purchase $4.00
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • watch official trailer [2:14]

"Peacock" [2010]
Peacock 2010  A bank clerk in a small 1950s Nebraska town lives a near-invisible life because he has a desparate secret, which begins to unravel because of a train accident. Co-written & directed by Michael Lander; co-produced & co-written by Ryan O. Roy; starring Cillian Murphy {dual role}, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas, Bill Pullman, Graham Beckel, Keith Carradine, Eden Bodnar, Chris Carlson, Flynn Milligan, Virginia Newcomb, Jaimi Paige, Nathan Christopher, Richard Latch, Tate Hustedt, Tory Schaefer, Craig Michael, Scott Schultem & Peter Gregory Thomson
LionsGate widescreen color DVD [4/2010] for $8.58
full credits at IMDb

"Nebraska" [Paramount Village Nov 2013]
Nebraska 2013 road movie starring Bruce Dern  Filmed in b&w digital over 35 days across Nebraska, and in Billings, Montana, Buffalo, Wyoming, and Rapid City, South Dakota; a reclusive old man in Montana gets a letter that he has won a million dollars and decides to walk to Lincoln, Nebraska to get it; stopped by the police, he compels his estranged son to drive him there.
Directed by Alexander Payne; written by Bob Nelson; starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, Mary Louise Wilson, Rance Howard, Tim Driscoll, Devin Ratray, Angela McEwan, Gelndora Stitt, Elizabeth Moore, Kevin Kunkel, Dennis McCoig, Ronald Vosta & Missy Doty; film nominated for Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival; Bruce Dern won Best Actor Award at Cannes
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • movie entry at Wikipedia
watch official trailer [2:03] at YouTube


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