Fremont Street in the opening shot of Highway Dragnet (1954), Roger Corman’s first film, starring Richard Conte. This was shot circa ‘51-52, before “Benny Binion’s” name was placed above the Horseshoe sign.
On the left, Golden Nugget before the overhead sign. On the right, El Dorado Club, “Cooled by Refrigeration.” Distant right, “Here it is, the famous Pioneer Club” sign, installed 1/48. Photo by G.I. Pitchford, Manis Collection, UNLV.