Tag: Los Feliz

July 12, 2019 /
August 5, 2014 /

I love the blog Beguiling Hollywood. Vickie Lester posts these great pictures of stars of yore–publicity shots, movie shots–and describes them with a quick caption or a little essay and they’re always good. Today’s was a still from the film noir classic Double Indemnity. Barbara Stanwyck in shades Fred McMurray…

February 22, 2013 /

As seen in REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and ROCKETEER and too many movies to list — the fabulous observatory designed by the architectural firm of John C. Austin and Frederic M. Ashley — completed 1935: . . . . . . Physicist Leon Hall explaining the Cosmochron Clock of the…

December 12, 2012 /

Waiters outside the Hollywood Brown Derby – on strike in 1934: A night view in Hollywood some thirty years later… You can see the Brown Derby’s neon sign glowing on the right:

December 12, 2012 /

You can cross reference with the handy map in the previous post! This is the dessert case:        

December 12, 2012 /

I love the informal map of Hollywood on the cover of the Brown Derby menu. . If you click on the menu it’s easier to see.

December 12, 2012 /

I never did, different generation (quite a few generations), but here a few stars at the Brown Derby – oh, and the pattern on the china is “Blue Willow”: George and Gracie, Jane and Ronnie. This is another industry couple dining at the Derby, she’s an actress, and he’s a…