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Life in Hollywood

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Location:
508370_1_1
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Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:08:50 - 02:20:06
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Original Film:
HD:
1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
N/A
Master 1841 - Tape 2 Entertainment-heavy travelogue of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California circa 1925. Good footage of Hollywood Boulevard scenes, motion pictures studios and contracted talent such as John Barrymore, Tom Mix, Alice Calhoun and Ernst Lubitsch.

Life in Hollywood

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Audio:
Location:
508370_1_2
No
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
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Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:08:50 - 02:10:51
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Original Film:
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1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
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Card: "A little farther north is Beverly Boulevard, the main highway from Los Angeles to Hollywood." TLS automobile traffic traveling along commercial stretch of Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Title card -- "1925" -- dissolve to LS quiet residential street dotted by houses, power lines. LS automobiles traveling along commercial drag, buildings of typical Spanish-influenced SoCal architecture. Aerial shot of sprawling Los Angeles. LS street scene, traffic at Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Card: "One block south of here is another ARO property." LS Bernie's Cafe and nightclub. Panning LS Vine Street Theatre, Dyas Building, Hollywood Plaza Hotel, Bank of Hollywood buildings. Card: "It is declared that Vine Street will be the Fifth Ave of Hollywood." LS Vine Street scene: predominantly Ford automobiles, traffic, Vine Street Theater, Hollywood Plaza.

Life in Hollywood

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Audio:
Location:
508370_1_3
No
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:10:51 - 02:12:50
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Original Film:
HD:
1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
N/A
Card: "Hollywood, the land of sunshine & laughter, of hopes realized & blasted; the home of the mightiest molder of public opinion, the motion pictures." Aerial shots of Hollywood: motion picture studios, houses, commercial buildings, etc. Card: "This is Hollywood Boulevard, the Main Street of the Cinema City." Chaotic fast motion (12 fps) LS Hollywood Boulevard street scene: automobiles, delivery trucks, pedestrians, street car trolleys, etc; note the absence of traffic signals aside from a caution light. Over the shoulder MCU stunt aviator AL WILSON wearing leather aviator cap & goggles while driving car and talking with unidentified white man. Nice traveling shot westbound along Hollywood Boulevard between McCadden and Las Palmas: parallel parked cars, traffic, street trolley tracks, stores, and Pig n' Whistle, Grauman's Egyptian Theater, and Christie Hotel landmarks. Great panning TLS Egyptian Theater (cinema, movie theater) on Vine Street. Nice traveling shot along Hollywood Boulevard, predominantly Ford cars driving along street.

Life in Hollywood

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Audio:
Location:
508370_1_4
No
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:12:50 - 02:14:31
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Original Film:
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1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
N/A
Panning LS Warner Brothers motion pictures studio administration building, cars passing in FG, other cars parallel-parked in mid-ground, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. MS legendary Hollywood actor JOHN BARRYMORE exiting studio building with two unidentified white men, all walking to cam & stopping to chat; John Barrymore smokes cigarette. MS actress MAE MARSH and director WILLIAM SEITER exiting building, walking to cam; William Seiter smokes cigarette, Mae Marsh wears tacky tartan overcoat. MS actors HARRY MYERS and OTTO HOFFMAN wearing spiffy suits, both consulting pocket watches while exiting building; Otto Hoffman smokes cigarettes, lurks in BG. MS director ERNST LUBITSCH and actor MONTE BLUE exiting studio building, walking to camera; Ernst Lubitsch is all smiles, several cigars in breast pocket; Monte Blue possesses enormous hands. MS adorable child actor PRISCILLA MORAN exiting building, walking to cam & waving; check out the sad biography of lil' Miss Priscilla Moran if you get a chance. MS actress MARIE PREVOST and unidentified lady friend exiting studio building, passing cam.

Life in Hollywood

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Location:
508370_1_5
No
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
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Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:14:31 - 02:17:35
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Original Film:
HD:
1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
N/A
Rear view TLS automobile pulling up to main gates of Vitagraph Studios motion pictures lot in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California; MS former Vitagraph now Warner Brothers actress ALICE CALHOUN behind wheel, receiving stacks of fan mail from studio secretary; TLS car driving onto studio lot; MS Alice Calhoun stopping car, studio worker opening car door and doffing his hat; CU Alice Calhoun. MSs Alice Calhoun and unidentified ladyfriend stopping at "Do Not Deface These Walls" sign posted outside building, so of course the irrepressible Alice in fur coat signs her name on the wall, saunters off happily with flapper attitude to spare. TLS cowboy actor TOM MIX riding Tony the Wonder Horse onto scene outside Fox Studios, hitching rope to "Park" sign; MS Tom Mix shaking hands with unidentified white man, both entering motion pictures studio building. MS actors SHIRLEY MASON and FRANCIS MACDONALD shooting pitching-woo scene in bar, white male film director sitting in director's chair with Miss Mason's name on back, white male cinematographer cranking camera. Behind the scenes film production; filmmaking.

Life in Hollywood

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Audio:
Location:
508370_1_6
No
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1925  (Actual Year)
B/W
02:17:35 - 02:20:06
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1841
HFR-MIS-16-025
N/A
TLSs film actress BESSIE LOVE and actor HAROLD GOODWIN on porch patio set at Fox Studios in Hollywood, California; Bessie Love knits while Harold Goodwin sings & strums ukulele; white male director calls Bessie to set but she refuses to stop knitting so they carry her away, knitting and all, leaving Harold all alone. MSs cowboy actor BUCK JONES (Charles Jones, Charles Buck Jones), director L.C. WELLMAN and CHARLES FRENCH shaking hands, laughing, talking. TLS director FRANK LLOYD standing with cinematographer NORBERT BRODINE while filming scene from "Black Oxen," starring ALAN HALE SR. and CORINNE GRIFFITH; note the violin players in FG, "Bill Bailey" written on back of director's chair; MS Alan Hale kissing the hand of Corrine Griffith, performing scene; TLS Frank Lloyd cutting scene, working with actors, white male assistant slating scene; CU Corinne Griffith acting. Behind the scenes film production; filmmaking.