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Hollywood 1900-1950 in Vintage Postcards (CA) (Postcard History Series)

With the appearance of latest, low-cost photographic know-how rising within the usa throughout the mid-19th century, verbal exchange via postcard grew to become a truly well known approach to trade go back and forth tales, information, and gossip over the many years. Drawing on a personal choice of classic postcards, this new e-book incorporates a historical past of Hollywood, spanning part a century. Exploring Hollywood sooner than and after it grew to become the leisure capital of the area, those pictures provide readers a glimpse of a few of the city's best areas in the course of its Golden Years. lengthy sooner than films arrived, while the realm was once a residential local of gorgeous houses and lemon groves, Hollywood used to be simply one other suburb of l. a. striving to turn into a group. From the ordinary attractions of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and the chinese language Theater, to the horse-and-buggy pushed dust roads and pineapple fields on the flip of the century, Hollywood in classic Postcards will advisor the curious during the city's development within the first half the 20 th century.

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Whilst Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, and Charlie Chaplin shaped United Artists in 1919, Douglas Fairbanks Productions took over the lot. through the years, this studio has replaced palms repeatedly. CBC/Waldorf, United, Tec-Art, Prudential, California, firm, manufacturers, and in 1979 it used to be named Raleigh. This studio is found at the southwest nook of Melrose and Bronson avenues. (No writer given) common STUDIOS. Carl Laemmle had gained sole regulate of the common movie production corporation in 1912.

This used to be the positioning of numerous Academy Award shows within the Nineteen Thirties. contained in the resort are significant artworks shape and the internal architectural splendor has been the positioning for numerous movie and television productions. On July 2, 1969 town of la declared this development old Cultural Monument #60. (Published by means of Western Publishing & Novelty Co. ) backyard OF ALLAH. In 1918, Alla Nazimova, a Russian actress, leased a wide Spanish-style apartment at 8152 sundown side road for $50,000 for ninety nine years.

Bohlin’s store was once positioned at 931 N. Highland road, simply south of Santa Monica street. This card describes Bohlin because the “World’s best” simple & Silvermounted Saddlery. Studios filming westerns might come to Bohlin’s store for forte goods that their prop and paintings departments couldn’t supply. This development is now a images and post-production condo for the movie and appears a great deal similar to it did whilst this card used to be mailed in 1947. (No writer given) SCHWAB’S PHARMACY.

Rieder) A. G. BARTLETT. A. G. Bartlett used to be an immense neighborhood activist in early century Hollywood. Vista Del Mar is the road the place he outfitted his property. This estate is found at the northeast nook of Hollywood side road and El Centro. The Little kingdom Church of Hollywood equipped their residence of worship on land formerly owned by means of Bartlett. (Published through M. Rieder) W. E. CUMMINGS. W. E. Cummings used to be a profitable shoe service provider within the early Hollywood years. Cummings additionally took participation locally as a member of the Railroads and Transportation Committee and donator to the fund to construct the 1st library.

Either one of those playing cards express the Trackless Trolley touring in Laurel Canyon. carrier begun in 1912 and for a fare of 10¢ you'll decide up the trolley at sundown side road and Laurel Canyon each part hour from 7:45am to 11:15pm. The trolley occasionally traveled at not more than four m. p. h. up the steep grade heading north to the Bungalow resort in Bungalow Land and ended at a tavern on the Lookout Mountain turnoff. while this trolley was once conceived it was once meant to stimulate actual property improvement, yet ended after six years of provider because of inadequate patronage.

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