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Old Posted Dec 12, 2010, 7:26 PM
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The motels of The Facts of Life

No, not the tv show I never watched. In this 1960 Bob Hope/Lucille Ball movie about marital boredom in Pasadena, in spite of all the motels we see, not a thing happens. I looked along Ventura Boulevard in the vicinity of Fruitland Drive, fruitlessly, to see if anything still stands. A not-completely-in-depth check of the 1960 city directory didn't help--maybe these places are out of range of it. Anyone have any ideas of the locations of these motel gems?

And a few more vintage L.A. shots from The Facts of Life:

EDIT 1-28-2016: A history of the "mobile" Olympic Drive-In theater is here:

All photos United Artists/MGM Home Entertainment

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