So I got the idea for this post. My own Walks on the Wild Side compilation.
Anne just looked at me. "You are joking. There's no way I'm crawling through there."
I was on my own for the next bit, leaving instructions to whistle if anyone dangerous or threatening looking showed up.
" Only me if you don't come back within five seconds." Anne declared. "You better not leave us here long. I know what you're like once you go off exploring anything."
From the train or bus though all you see is a long line of derelict properties, graffiti, and empty spaces rolling past the windows.
There was an original award winning song to go with the 1962 film and also a good compilation of film noir through the ages to go with it. And here it is.
I was also intrigued by the way Barbara Stanwyck usually played strong women in positions of power in her films and was very convincing at it. So I looked her up to see if anything in her history made her that way, as a tough attitude is not really something you can fake for so long, more a natural outlook. As indicated here she didn't have an easy upbringing and learned very early to fend for herself- something that always came across in her films. But she was also approachable, down to earth and well liked throughout her career, also due to her background. Interesting info as I enjoy going on journeys and playing detective, both online and on foot.