Tag: 1920

September 24, 2015 /

The best I can come up with for this architectural style is: whimsical. This is the Coffee Cup Cafe.

January 12, 2014 /

What? You didn’t think I was serious? Jell-o, a nineteen-twenties aesthetic…and Joan Crawford in Our Dancing Daughters, circa 1928, a naughty, scandalous flapper… Madcap youth! The 1950’s, a changing aesthetic, and Jell-o UNLEASHED: One of my favorite films of all time about the birth of talkies, Singin’ in the Rain,…

January 21, 2013 /

I, for one, am feeling damn festive. Today at the beach… Surf is 1-2 ft… Although I can’t guarantee you’ll catch this fellow… – Or, these good companions… Cheers to elephants and donkeys alike!

January 12, 2013 /

Coached by Dean Cromwell of USC – who came up with the flying finish… Charley Paddock (center) and Frank Wykoff (far right) cross the finish line at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Paddock won gold in the 1920 Olympics, in 1924 (in the film “Chariots of Fire” as portrayed by Dennis…

December 17, 2012 /

In Altadena a long time ago…