A favorite of the Rat Pack: A night in 1952: Sammy Davis Jr. recorded a live album here, and Judy Garland staged her comeback in 1958:
Who danced and dined here? Just about everybody. A couple from the 1930’s: The room was redesigned in 1934 by Mary Jeffras: The crowd could have contained anyone… Joan Crawford,… Read more The Cocoanut Grove at the Ambassador Hotel, redesigned by Mary Jeffras in 1934 →
What the room looked like at a local hotspot, the Cocoanut Grove at the Ambassador Hotel: A sketch of dancers in 1927: And, this is what you would have danced… Read more Gin Babies – Flappers – Jazz Era at the Cocoanut Grove – 1927 – Hollywood →
From 1921 until 1989 the Ambassador Hotel was THE place to be in Hollywood. It housed dignitaries and stars and in-laws, and played hosts to weddings and the Academy Awards.… Read more Elation and tragedy, the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles… →
At the Ambassador Hotel, February 16th, 1931: .