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Hollywood is known in every country as the ‘Movie Making Capital of the World’.

The Hollywood sign is iconic and recognized the globe over.  it was originally an outdoor ad campaign for a suburban housing development called Hollywoodland and erected in 1923. 2,407 more words


King Kong 1933/Excellent Movie!

King Kong 1933

This is the original black and white movie of King Kong and it is excellent!  It is almost verbatim from the novel.  If you haven’t seen it, you must!  1,081 more words


Hollywood memories

We made a brief stop on the way to Disneyland to show our friend from France Hollywood. It brought back memories of my own. How in the 3rd grade my mother moved us out to Beverly Hills, where we lived on the wrong side of Santa Monica Blvd in a white stucco duplex with a very shell-shocked Korean vet living upstairs. 269 more words

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L.A. L.A. big city of dreams

….but everything in L.A. ain’t always what it seems.

Back in March 2013 when I went to a work conference in Los Angeles, Joel introduced me to the song “L.A. 931 more words


Fancy times at the premiere of Parlor at ScreamFest 2014

Last night I attended the opening night of ScreamFest at Grauman’s Chinese Theater to see the film Parlor! Jordan shot it last year with several of our friends in Lithuania and it was fun to finally see it come together. 147 more words

61 years ago today

61 years ago today Marilyn Monroe placed her hands in cement at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater.

My wish to to one day go and see her forever placed hand prints.

Forever a Legend