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Old Posted Oct 24, 2010, 12:50 AM
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Originally Posted by JeffDiego View Post
Richard Lamparski, author of the famous "Whatever Became of?" books and super-authority on old Hollywood, devotes a page in his book "Lamparski's Hidden Hollywood" to "The Castle of the Fairy Lady," which was the name given to the house (originally called Mount Kalmia) by its owner, Mrs. Hersee Moody Carson. She was a devout Christian who held large parties at her house for children, mostly orphans and cripples, and they referred to her as The Fairy Lady. The dessert at these parties was always a huge angel-food cake shaped and decorated as the Holy Bible.
There is an excellent photo of the house in 1940 in Lamparski's book.
Thanks for the info guys.
I'll have to find Lamparski's book and check out the photo of the house.

With its unique history and interesting architecture, not to mention its ideal location,
this place would make a great boutique hotel ala Chateau Marmont.
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