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The Siege of Fort Anthony Part II

And now the continuation of the dramatic story of The Siege of Fort Anthony. You may read Part I of the story here. Bright and early at 7:30 in the morning of Saturday, February 8th, 1964 an ominous procession of … Continue reading

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The Siege of Fort Anthony Part I

It looked as if all of Hollywood was turning out for the occasion just as Jack L. Warner had predicted. “Beyond question,” the venerable studio head had declared to the press, “it will be the largest turnout of stars and … Continue reading

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The Lost French Village of Hollywood

Once, long before the Hollywood Freeway obliterated everything in its concrete wake, there sat at the mouth of the Cahuenga Pass an enchanting little group of bungalows and artist’s studios known as the French Village. The French Village was the … Continue reading

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The Morning Commute 1925

CAHUENGA PASS The original caption of the photo stated that “The eternal congestion of traffic on Cahuenga Pass has driven many a motorist to the verge of madness, but soon such scenes will be a thing of the past for … Continue reading

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