Tag: 1945

January 16, 2014 / / Blogging

I admit it; life on set is not all it’s cracked up to be. However, people do develop the most outrageous compensatory behaviors. One actor wiles away the boredom in between set calls by standing starkers in his trailer, arms uplifted, and demands to be dressed head to toe, without…

December 13, 2012 / / Art

Leo Carrillo an actor and comedian, is probably best known today for his efforts on behalf of the state of California. Malibu? Leo Carrillo State Park? Hearst Castle? You got it. Here he is on horseback:

December 13, 2012 / / Art

Now, Peggy could sing… Why does Jimmy have the microphone?

December 13, 2012 / / Art

Sleigh bells ring…

December 13, 2012 / / Art

Marching down Hollywood Blvd.

December 10, 2012 / / Architecture

Mayor and Mrs. Bowron progress past the Frolic Room and the Pantages Theater – still there!

December 10, 2012 / / Architecture

Sparkling Pine trees line Hollywood Blvd. for the 1945 Santa Claus Lane Parade:

November 9, 2012 / / Books

This is another “Model Mother” posing with her child at the Ambassador Hotel pool. Photograph by Ralph Morris: At noon finish chapter 3, Back to Black, of YOU DON’T OWN ME…

November 9, 2012 / / Culture

This is a “Model Mother” arriving at work for the Blue Book Modeling Agency at the Ambassador Hotel in 1945: Take a look at the hatbox the child is carrying. It says, Blue Book Models Hollywood…