Re: RARA-AVIS: Road to Perdition

From: Ivan Van Laningham (
Date: 10 Nov 2002

Hi All--

> Miker,
> Re your comment below:
> > I think
> > starts out in New York, but I know that it moves to
> > Chicago
> > after a while.
> It starts off in a metropolitan area now known as
> "Quad-Cities," but, at the time of the movie, known as
> "Tri-Cities." It's made up of three (now four)
> adjacent, medium-sized cities on the Iowa/Illinois
> border that, together, would make up one big city.
> The towns are, Davenport, IA; Rock Island, IL; and
> Moline, IL. In recent years East Moline, IL, has been
> included, hence the change from Tri-Cities to
> Quad-Cities.

It was known as the Quad Cities as early as the early 60s. Is that the recent you're thinking of Jim?

Metta, Ivan
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