Monthly Archives: November 2010

Update – No Cure for This! The Harris-Binford Affair

By popular demand (that is to say one person, which at this stage means half of my readers), I wanted to do a follow up to my very brief post last Sunday entitled “No Cure For This!,” which was really just … Continue reading

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The World is a Lot Less Funny Now

Leslie Nielson 1926-2010 Leslie was living here in a modest apartment at 1207 Horn Avenue in West Hollywood in 1956 when he made what was to become a science fiction classic – FORBIDDEN PLANET. After success in Hollywood. 712 North Beverly … Continue reading

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Mystery Travel Photos

Over the years, I’ve picked up a lot of old photos at antique stores and garage sales. Sometimes though I don’t know what the pictures are of, but I’m drawn to them anyway in the hopes I may some day … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art

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Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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Nothing Says Happy Thanksgiving Like a Papier Mâché Turkey!

Here’s lovely silent screen star Irene Rich, in between stints of playing straight woman to Will Rogers or quietly suffering in her popular series of “neglected wife” roles, serving up the Thanksgiving bird. Rich was a fine actress, but not … Continue reading

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A Very Expensive Move – The Martin Bekins Estate

Word has recently come down the wire that the former estate of Martin Bekins, co-founder of the venerable Bekins Van & Storage Co., has hit the market for the first time since 1965. What is surprising to many is that this … Continue reading

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Sister Aimee’s Heavenly Retreat in Lake Elsinore

Having just started this blog, I feel like I’m a little late to the party when it comes to commenting on some of the great historic Hollywood-related homes currently for sale, but I will be trying to catch up in … Continue reading

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Down on the Cheviot Hills Farm with “Ma Kettle”

Who would have guessed that away from Universal-International where she so successfully played that bellowing scratch voiced, egg beater-coiffed shambles of country goodness, Ma Kettle, that Marjorie Main could be so…elegant? But Marjorie Main was full of surprises both on … Continue reading

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Laughs From the Past

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