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  1. George Kaplan
    June 18, 2013

    Spectacular. Now, *that* is what a premiere should look like. The Carthay Circle Theatre looks almost alive hugging the land. Fabulous architecture.

    • June 18, 2013

      In the second picture we see the premiere of Wee Willie Winkie, Tyrone Power and Sonja Henie being interviewed on the red carpet.

  2. June 18, 2013

    These images are fabulous! You could get lost in all the little details!

    • June 20, 2013

      Some of these pictures I want to blow up to beyond poster size and decorate my house with… But, it might end up looking like the waiting room at the Motion Picture clinic 😉

  3. June 18, 2013

    Dearest V
    Sometimes one word is enough.
    Yours ever
    The Perfumed Dandy

  4. June 18, 2013

    ah yes. we drove past where-it-used-to-be the other day and thought fondly of its Past.

    • June 20, 2013

      It’s a lovely neighborhood and walking distance to one of your favorite academies/libraries/archives 😉

      • June 20, 2013

        indeed it is!


  5. June 20, 2013

    Its site is 2 1/2 miles from work – where I am right now! I love the cameras in the bottom picture – is the fellow standing behind them giving the ‘OK’ sign? Who is the lucky recipient?

    After looking at the two photos, I have to say that sometimes color is completely unnecessary – only velvety, graceful black and white.

  6. June 20, 2013

    I think he’s signaling to someone on the camera crew, and the couple in front of the cameras in Sonja Henie and Tyrone Power – and I have to say when you are at the focal point of a whirl of cameras and lights it’s hard to see what’s what…

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