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Last updated: December 12, 2019
Docudrama about the life of champion runner and UNM graduate John Baker, who became a coach/teacher in the APS system before succumbing to cancer. Based upon the book A Shining Season : the true story of John Baker as told by William J. Buchanan. Filmed around Albuquerque, including locations at public schools and the Albuquerque Academy. Starring Timothy Bottoms, Allyn Ann McLerie, Constance Forslund, Ed Begley Jr., Rip Torn, and Mason Adams.
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UNM Football Arena - SE quadrant University & Cesar Chavez
Offices - Bank -
Mexican restaurant - La Hacienda in Old Town?
Mural alongside La Hacienda
Old Town Bandshell
School - Calisthenics - Aspen School? - Named after the fellow, John Baker, later
John Baker Elementary School
John Baker Elementary School - Elementary school
12015-B Tivoli Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Boonies - near Paradise Hills?
UNM - near Zimmerman? - Library?
Running - thinking (35.158547°, -106.762689°)
Driving NB I-25, just south of Odelia Road - Under overpass - view of modern church there - visit to church - St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Old Town? Cabaret....
Sandias near Kiwanis cabin?
UNM Golf Course?
Panorama of bus journey - about (35.205154°, -106.497313°)
Running (35.219916°, -106.481504°)
Run through stone gate
Church - St. Paul's Lutheran Church
UNM Football Field
Eubank entrance to I-40 EB
Home - 201.... Doesn't seem to quite fit Country Club neighborhood.