Tag: Laurel and Hardy

October 25, 2014 /

This young man lived to be a hundred years old: He opened a film studio in the teens in downtown Los Angeles in the old Bradbury residence, referred to by his friend Harold Lloyd as “pneumonia hall” due the chilling drafts. He moved onto his own place and over the…

March 27, 2013 /

George Kaplan, a friend writes from somewhere in the British Isles: I was looking for somewhere to put this and well this piece seems not totally inappropriate because the extract at least begins with a quotation about L.A.’s winter light – “Robert Towne, who wrote the L.A. classics Chinatown and…