Charley Varrick, 1973

Director

Don Siegel

Cast



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Nevada:

Visit: Genoa Courthouse Museum, 2304 Main Street, Genoa (tel: 775.782.4325)

Visit Carson City


Trivia

Misery was also filmed in the area and has scenes shot in Genoa.

Charley Varrick location: Courthouse Museum, 191 First Street, Genoa, California

Charley Varrick location: ‘Tres Cruces Western Fidelity Bank’; Courthouse Museum, 191 First Street, Genoa, California

Walter Matthau, in a rare straight role, is a small time bank robber finding himself with a stash of mob money in this tight little thriller from the dependable Don Siegel.

The town of ‘Tres Cruces’ is Genoa, the first permanent town in Nevada, settled by Colonel John Reese in 1851. It’s a few miles south of Carson City, close to the California border.

The ‘Tres Cruces Western Fidelity Bank’ is Genoa Courthouse Museum, 2304 Main Street.

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