In case you haven’t seen it already, here’s the trailer to “Contagion,” the star-studded bio-disaster movie set partly in the Twin Cities and University of Minnesota — but which wasn’t even filmed here, as I posted in December.
Here’s a Pioneer Press article on the movie, and it contains a photo of the old Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, that has been made up to look like Fairview. Well, kind of. It’s got a sign or two.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.