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nadeau May 21, 2020 10:51 PM

Close up revealed the street.
 
https://i.postimg.cc/FKvpywD4/CD7803...7-DAFA80-F.png
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 8928909)
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I don't believe we have seen Jackson's either.
..............................................(I searched & found no results) yet it seems vaguely familiar.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...924/JYw8sb.jpg
BABARR FILE

No address.




Let's take a closer look at the front entrance to the bar.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...923/dad2Dj.jpg
detail

Look at that front door. It looks like you're about to enter a pirate's den.




On the side, and towards the back, there is a liquor store named The Bottle Shop.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...924/Wod4WS.jpg

And there appears to be a real estate office in the home behind the building - - - - >






One more thing.

I don't believe I have ever seen a TAXI sign like this one.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/8...923/lhhXmF.jpg



If we have already seen Jackson's on NLA. . .pretend we haven't. ;)
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https://postimg.cc/PC61h3g3 1400 Huntington Drive from Google Maps

GaylordWilshire May 22, 2020 11:30 AM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 8928965)
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And wehaven't seen this haberdasher on NLA.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...922/ZPaPdm.jpg

Vincent Simeone, Custom Tailors - Haberdashers
3256 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles - California
"Just West of Vermont"

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One of a series of ads in the LAT during 1959:

https://i.postimg.cc/1R27wt6K/simeonead-bmp.jpg


Vincent Simeone's shop had been in the Wilshire Central Building at the nec of Oxford for years before it moved to the Switzer's building, where it remained until the late '60s. The Switzer building lasted from 1931-1970--for more on it and the Wilshire Central building, see this story of early commercial Wilshire Blvd (& scroll down). Switzer's was built on the site of Henry O'Melveny's house, which he moved to Windsor Square in 1930.

https://i.postimg.cc/1RHcRdtZ/switzerssimeone-bmp.jpg



The O'Melveny house today:

https://i.postimg.cc/pTd8mWyb/omelvenyhouse.jpg

Martin Pal May 22, 2020 6:23 PM

The photo of Jackson's/The Bottle Shop is dated in a few places online as May, 1957. FYI.

ethereal_reality May 23, 2020 5:07 PM

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Do you remember when we discussed the stand-alone ice machines.

The discussion began when I posted this snapshot taken by a Russian visitor to Los Angeles.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...923/pIRi1I.jpg
Post #51722

At the time I asked if neighborhoods had their own ice machines.


Scott Charles answered back "They sure did!" and included this photograph from the 1970s.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/8...924/gxO2Oz.jpg
Post #51719



A couple of weeks ago I posted screengrabs from a short film found in the Huntley Archives. (Nutburgers)


Another film in the archive includes a segment that shows a person using one of these neighborhood ice machines. (identical to the one in the Russian eBay photo)

This is where it gets interesting:

Much to my surprise, the person who walks up and purchases a block of ice (and lugs it away!) is none other than Jean Harlow!

Here is the sequence:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...924/8s3r8m.jpg


Jean walks into the frame.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...923/egHZxM.jpg



She places the coins in the slot. .

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...924/YN2V0D.jpg



And glances down to where the ice somes out.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...923/LW24UL.jpg



Kerplunk!

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...924/7lEbqI.jpg



Jean bends down to retrieve the block of ice. .

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...922/7X8alP.jpg



and walks away mumbling something about killing her agent.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...922/zlcDMK.jpg



You can watch the 8:47 minute film. HERE. (the riveting Harlow Ice Machine segment begins at 3:26)


There are also several mystery locations in the film. Watch for the posts.


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ethereal_reality May 23, 2020 5:38 PM

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Here is the first mystery location from the same film

The old Horseshoe Tavern.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...923/QG2aq9.jpg



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...924/vGMnCK.jpg



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...923/KSBU5K.jpg



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...924/wpMi3t.jpg

Anyone? :superwhip





Link
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HossC May 23, 2020 6:30 PM

:previous:

The 1937 CD lists the Old Horseshoe Tavern at 6110 Wilshire Boulevard. That's just west of Fairfax. The intersection has many well-photographed buildings, so I'll see if I can turn up any pictures.

ETA:

LAPL has three detail views of the building by Anne Laskey taken in 1978. They're titled "Former tavern, Wilshire Boulevard". The description says:
Exterior of a Tudor revival style building, once the home of the Old Horseshoe Tavern and Thoroughbred Club, which moved to 840 S.Fairfax Avenue in 1949 and was renamed "Tom Bergin's Horseshoe Tavern. Located at 6110 Wilshire Boulevard, this structure is no longer standing.
https://i809.photobucket.com/albums/...Horseshoe1.jpg

ProphetM May 23, 2020 8:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 8928909)
On the side, and towards the back, there is a liquor store named The Bottle Shop.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...924/Wod4WS.jpg

And there appears to be a real estate office in the home behind the building - - - - >

I believe I have a photo of the sign that can be seen on the wooden post in the middle of this image. In later years it was mounted on a light post a few feet away, but given its age I think it's probably the same one. You can see the holes at the corners that were used for rear straps as seen in the old photo. The sign survived at this location until some time between April and December 2017.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw...-no?authuser=0

CityBoyDoug May 23, 2020 8:33 PM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 8930594)
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Do you remember when we discussed the stand-alone ice machines.

The discussion began when I posted this snapshot taken by a Russian visitor to Los Angeles.

As I recall each block of ice was carefully wrapped in brown paper...so lovely.

I used to buy cubed ice for our electric ice cream machine. Add rock salt to the ice and it got real cold. Run the machine for a few minutes and you have homemade ice cream.

http://s7d2.scene7.com/is/image/BedB...8089211p?$478$
bing image

CityBoyDoug May 24, 2020 1:30 AM

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Barrier

Walter Lantz (April 27, 1899 – March 22, 1994)....Hollywood cartoon studio.....who supplied material to Universal Studios.

Link: some of his iconic music for his cartoons of 1940s.>>>>> [the cartoon is a bit iffy by 2020 standards but the music is top notch.] 7 minutes

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xx4wr2

https://bcdbimages.s3.amazonaws.com/...lantz_logo.jpg
universal

CaliNative May 24, 2020 10:05 AM

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Originally Posted by CityBoyDoug (Post 8930880)
http://www.michaelbarrier.com/Essays...Studio0001.jpg..https://s1.dmcdn.net/v/3KJ_E1Lzc57A8wTub/x480
Barrier

Walter Lantz (April 27, 1899 – March 22, 1994)....Hollywood cartoon studio.....who supplied material to Universal Studios.

Link: some of his iconic music for his cartoons of 1940s.>>>>> [the cartoon is a bit iffy by 2020 standards but the music is top notch.] 7 minutes

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xx4wr2

https://bcdbimages.s3.amazonaws.com/...lantz_logo.jpg
universal

^^^
Lantz, of course best known for Woody Woodpecker. Trying to figure out that women's behind on the left. Is she bowlegged? Not unshapely, but different. Maybe she was the inspiration for the cartoon ladies above right.

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Ethereal, any more old stories of the "Spanish" Flu in L.A. a 100 years ago? Appreciated the one you had a few weeks ago. Knowing how they got through that could help us now. Press is reporting on a big outbreak at the Farmer John meatpacking plant in Vernon.

GaylordWilshire May 24, 2020 1:19 PM

https://i.postimg.cc/28FJq2Ds/nlanewhousemay20-UT.jpg
LAH, Oct 20, 1907


https://i.postimg.cc/QxH9Cn1t/nlahousemay20-GSV-bmp.jpg



A second interesting house also appearing in the Herald on 10-20-07 (maybe someone can find this one....)

https://i.postimg.cc/jSh4QF3b/nla2ndnewhouse-bmp.jpg

odinthor May 24, 2020 3:59 PM

We've had many NLA postings on the Mary Andrews Clark Home; but I didn't spot one showing its Dining Hall:

https://i.postimg.cc/BQgX3KzN/Mary-And-Clar-L001.jpg
odinthor collection

Noir_Noir May 24, 2020 4:25 PM

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Originally Posted by CaliNative (Post 8931074)
any more old stories of the "Spanish" Flu in L.A. a 100 years ago? Knowing how they got through that could help us now



Automobile Patrol plan to fight Spanish Influenza in Los Angeles.


https://i.imgur.com/j8E3njR.jpg
Los Angeles Herald - 6 December 1918


Some other approaches.


Lemons!

https://i.imgur.com/vBB8gaM.jpg
Los Angeles Herald - 23 October 1918



No kissing!


https://i.imgur.com/4w9DILU.jpg
Los Angeles Herald - 31 October 1918



And lots of laxative!


https://i.imgur.com/xrkAMr3.jpg
Los Angeles Herald - 5 November 1918

Martin Pal May 24, 2020 6:12 PM

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Originally Posted by CityBoyDoug (Post 8930880)
http://www.michaelbarrier.com/Essays...Studio0001.jpg..Barrier

Walter Lantz Hollywood cartoon studio.....who supplied material to Universal Studios.

Link: some of his iconic music for his cartoons of 1940s.>>>>> [the cartoon is a bit iffy by 2020 standards but the music is top notch.] 7 minutes

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xx4wr2
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For the longest time I was trying to figure out what the sign said on the Walter Lantz building...studios, pictures...?

Finally realized it's Walter Lantz Cartunes!

The photo is c. 1946 and is on Lankershim Blvd. along the perimeter of Universal Studios. According to a commenter on CartoonResearch.com:

This photo is the only known one to exist of this location and is attributed to Dick Lundy, the director of "Wild and Woody". And it’s useful to look at to understand my description of how the building was actually connected to the outer studio wall of Universal, with a front door that opened right on to the sidewalk of Lankershim.

"Wild and Woody" is a W. Woodpecker entry where Woody plays a western Sheriff whose nemesis is named Buzz Buzzard.

Woody and Buzz? Hmmm...

odinthor May 24, 2020 6:27 PM

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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire (Post 8931103)

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A second interesting house also appearing in the Herald on 10-20-07 (maybe someone can find this one....)

https://i.postimg.cc/jSh4QF3b/nla2ndnewhouse-bmp.jpg

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https://i.postimg.cc/k4fHN9Xx/WWHunt...-8-17-1908.jpg
LA Times 8/17/1908

HossC May 24, 2020 6:29 PM

:previous:

Maybe Huntington Drive was renumbered, because my guess is 1611 Huntington Drive, which is just east of the old Oneonta Park station. The property websites give a build date of 1908, which is only a year after GW's Herald picture. The image below is from 2009 as trees now hide half the house.

https://i809.photobucket.com/albums/...tingtonDr1.jpg
GSV

odinthor May 24, 2020 7:19 PM

More on 1611 Huntington Drive (items re-formed for your viewing pleasure):

https://i.postimg.cc/Dfshk4ZD/1611-H...10-30-1925.jpg
LA Times, 10/30/1925

https://i.postimg.cc/HkSD4QZJ/1611-H...1925-Bones.jpg
LA Times, 10/30/1925

Proximity of the article's date to Hallowe'en made me wonder at first if this might just be a fun holiday fiction; but the referred-to murder in Venice at least was certainly true, and at length there was much ado in court about it.

CityBoyDoug May 24, 2020 11:33 PM

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Originally Posted by odinthor (Post 8931368)
More on 1611 Huntington Drive (items re-formed for your viewing pleasure):

https://i.postimg.cc/Dfshk4ZD/1611-H...10-30-1925.jpg
LA Times, 10/30/1925

https://i.postimg.cc/HkSD4QZJ/1611-H...1925-Bones.jpg
LA Times, 10/30/1925

Proximity of the article's date to Hallowe'en made me wonder at first if this might just be a fun holiday fiction; but the referred-to murder in Venice at least was certainly true, and at length there was much ado in court about it.

Quicklime is always used if you want human or animal remains to disappear.
We used to use it on the dog kennel droppings.

CityBoyDoug May 24, 2020 11:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Noir_Noir (Post 8931252)

Thanks Martin for your added info on the old Lantz building.

Great articles from the past, noir-noir.

[mod edit: clean-up]

ethereal_reality May 25, 2020 2:26 PM

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Here is an original hand-tinted photograph of a line of tourist bungalows facing one of the canals in Venice California. [1924]

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1...924/StFAnu.jpg
eBay

It was taken by a photographer visiting from Michigan. Note the two children watching him take the photograph on the porch. - - - >



too green hand-tinting man.
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