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Robert Wagner
Cameras, cast and crew of 'Route 66' came to Catonsville in 1961

An article in the Oct. 12, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported that the cast and crew of a popular television series was in town. Hollywood came to Catonsville this past week as Lancer Productions, Inc., producers of the television show "Route 66", brought a cavalcade of cast, technicians, staff and big vans full of equipment into the Baltimore area to film three episodes for the series. Catonsville was chosen as the setting for many scenes in one of the forthcoming episodes, "Bridge Across Five Days" which was written by Howard Rodman. The company spent three days of last week filming sequences in the buildings and on the grounds of Spring...