The Gladden Apartments at 100 S. Olive Street, on the southeast corner of First Street, played a disreputable flop house in at least two film noirs: The Brasher Doubloon (1947) and The Turning Point (1952). According to Raymond Chandler expert Loren Latker (http://shamustown.com), the hard-boiled writer lived there in 1917, thirty years before his fictional detective, Philip Marlowe, returned to the place in The Brasher Doubloon to find a murder victim. (Photo taken from Kent Mackenzie's Bunker Hill 1956, courtesy of Milestonefilms.com.)
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