Robin Holabird

Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) is a much-honored film about the brief bonding of a prostitute and a suicidal alcoholic planning to leave Las Vegas—and life—by drinking himself to death.

Casino, The Movie

Casino is a Martin Scorsese feature film based on mob operations at a Las Vegas casino.

C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation

C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation (2000-present) is a popular CBS television show that started its series about forensic detectives in Las Vegas. The television franchise later added Miami and New York to its show locales, but the original C.S.I. is the brainchild of longtime Las Vegas resident Anthony Zuiker.

Bugsy, The Movie

Bugsy (1991) is a feature film about gangster Bugsy Siegel. Though he hated being called "Bugsy," it's the name by which most people know him. The movie explores his role in transforming a desert into the Las Vegas Strip, and how his vision ultimately creates something bigger than imagined.

Bonanza Television Show

Bonanza, the long-running NBC television series, features Lake Tahoe and Virginia City settings. The series gives Nevada its strongest tie with westerns since it has been watched by millions for more than five decades in its original telecasts and in syndication. The series began in 1959 and continued for 14 seasons covering 430 episodes. These then went into syndication on specialty networks and many are available on video and DVD.


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