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Movie filmed in Dayton will be Robert Redford’s last, actor says

Dayton is part of a living legend’s swan song. 

Scenes for the “Old Man and The Gun,” reportedly actor Robert Redford’s last film,  were filmed in the Gem City, Hamilton and Cincinnati in May of 2017. 

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In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Redford said he is ending his six-decade career. 

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Redford told the magazine: 

“Never say never, but I pretty well concluded that this would be it for me in terms of acting, and [I’ll] move towards retirement after this ’cause I’ve been doing it since I was 21. I thought, Well, that’s enough. And why not go out with something that’s very upbeat and positive?”

Redford plays Forrest Tucker, a real-life bank robber in “Old Man and the Gun.”

Fox Searchlight is set to release the film also starring Danny GloverCasey Affleck and Sissy Spacek, on Oct. 5.

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The former Liberty Savings Bank section of Liberty Tower — an art deco high-rise at 120 W. Second St. — was also used for the film. 

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Parts of downtown Hamilton were also used. 

A gas station and the Midway Theater in Bethel (southeast of Cincinnati) were also used in the movie.

The Dayton skyline and Liberty Tower are among the scenes seen in the trailer. 

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