All aboard the Eagle Mountain Railroad in this rare behind the scenes image of filmmaker Richard Brooks directing Lee Marvin on the train alongside cinematographer Conrad Hall in The Professionals (1966).
On the deserts of Southern California, The Professionals, shot its train sequences on the Eagle Mountain Railroad (Wiki). As seen in this rare German still the train itself is locomotive No. 75 which doubled for both the American and Mexican train (More details on its history).
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Official still from the original German release of the film.
If you like the film, The Professionals, you should check out the new book Tough as Nails: The Life & Films of Richard Brooks from Douglass K. Daniel which features coverage on this film and more!
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Tags: Archive: Still, Behind the Scenes, Country: USA, Decade: 1960s, Film: The Professionals (1966), Genre: Action, Genre: Based on Novel, Genre: Men on a Mission, Genre: Mercenaries, Genre: Mexican Revolution, Genre: Rescue, Genre: Western, People: Conrad Hall, People: Lee Marvin, People: Richard Brooks, Year: 1966