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Old Posted Jun 20, 2016, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
They're on the corner of 7th & Broadway.


http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/si...d/22320/rec/14

That truck driver is stealing a giant L.



Seventh, Broadway and more - May 1942 (Nine years after Wild Boys' release and two after the above shot ("The Man I Married" 1940).)




The following were part of a brief Life Magazine photo essay entitled "Streetcar Party" (May '42). IIRC, the original spread did not offer much commentary and clearly portrayed the good life amid bleak news abroad. Can't recall whether the original essay identified the human subjects, but offhand, there are a few shots of Richard Denning, who many may remember from his encounter with a creature from a Lagoon in 1954. I resisted posting these since there seems some disapproval of large posts. However, I submit most of these images should be viewed together. So, if you can't stomach them, please scroll on. If they have been seen before on NLA, send me to bed without supper. Incidentally, there are many more related images on the Life site, although there is no obvious order. http://images.google.com/hosted/life...0bfcbb593.html


In random order.



May 1942, Life Magazine "Streetcar Party" (Woman of the Year first run release was Jan '42, so images were probably taken near that time.)
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/10458a8c3ee81ca7_large






http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/4a9acb808e065780_large







http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/c1f4b83b4fd48c6e_large







Hello Hotel Cecil!
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/da481a0f078ed7c6_large








Was the "Gilmore" sign ever located?


Interesting signage, among other things . . .
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/67125c3127907d7d_large








More signage and a "sowbelly" for WigWag.
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/6eb3daa7ecdebd55_large





All aboard! Third and Main
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/850b46a192f34a56_large





http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/7be3c9d569fe9b2e_large







Ride em cowgirl.
http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/af5d0372dfcef9aa_large

Last edited by Tourmaline; Jun 20, 2016 at 1:29 PM.
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