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Martin Pal Jun 22, 2017 6:56 PM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 7839882)
Here's an interesting slide I saw on ebay a few days ago.

It shows the Tara set from 'Gone With The Wind' at Selznick International in Culver City. [date of the slide is unknown]

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/128...924/quj3wa.jpg
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1940-red-bor...cAAOSw~y9ZBOyg
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E_R, I just looked at the eBay link and maybe it's been updated. The seller says "35mm red border kodachrome photo slide. Dated June 27, 1940."

oldstuff Jun 22, 2017 9:16 PM

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Originally Posted by HossC (Post 7842716)
Thanks for the reminder of the previous posts about Haggarty's, GW. I'd forgotten we'd seen it before.


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The houses in these Julius Shulman images look similar to the ones in my Midland Meadows post. They're from "Job 2076: Palmer and Krisel, Midland Park Estates (Fullerton, Calif.), 1955".

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...1.jpg~original

I hope Beaudry enjoys the residential "Mid-Centuriness" ;).

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...2.jpg~original

There's no mantelpiece above the fire. That looks like a very weak brick pattern - no overlaps.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...3.jpg~original

How effective was an extractor next to the hob? Nowadays they're generally in some kind of hood. At least it frees up storage space.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...4.jpg~original

All from Getty Research Institute

With no exterior shots, I didn't bother trying to find the exact houses.

We had one of those fans in one of the places I lived when first married. It was old and made a noise like a jet taking off. Scared the dickens out of the cat. There was a flap on the outside that was supposed to keep rain and wind out when it was not in use, but it did not always open when you turned the fan on. I don't remember that it was particularly efficient in moving air, but, as I say, it was old. It did catch grease well though and then dripped all over.

austlar1 Jun 22, 2017 10:04 PM

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Originally Posted by oldstuff (Post 7842914)
We had one of those fans in one of the places I lived when first married. It was old and made a noise like a jet taking off. Scared the dickens out of the cat. There was a flap on the outside that was supposed to keep rain and wind out when it was not in use, but it did not always open when you turned the fan on. I don't remember that it was particularly efficient in moving air, but, as I say, it was old. It did catch grease well though and then dripped all over.

We had one high on the wall above the stove in our late 1930s home in Texas. It had a hanging handle which you had to tug open in order to turn on the fan. It was very effective at removing cooking smoke and odors from the kitchen. It vented to an exterior wall. I think it did a better job than the one I have currently in the hood over my stove.

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 1:56 AM

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Originally Posted by Martin Pal (Post 7842734)
E_R, I just looked at the eBay link and maybe it's been updated. The seller says "35mm red border kodachrome photo slide. Dated June 27, 1940."

Thanks for the heads up Martin. I guess I overlooked the date somehow.

I'm somewhat surprised the slide was taken in 1940. This is only two years after filming Gone With The Wind (released in 1939).
The Tara set was already looking a bit rough around the edges.


Here's the set in 1959 shortly before it was demolished.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/102...922/eme9iz.jpg
http://www.retroweb.com/40acres_gwtw.html

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 2:22 AM

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Originally Posted by "oldstuff
There is a Charles Bartels in the 1870 Census, living in a family in Milwaukee with a William Bartels who is his younger brother (they are two years apart). Charles was born in Prussia and William in Wisconsin. The postcard is addressed to Dr. William F. Bartels. In 1900 William is an "apprentice dentist". They live on National in Milwaukee. They could be brothers, but Chas addresses him as "friend Will" so maybe not.

Thanks for your help oldstuff.
So there was a connection with Wisconsin. Of course that could be a different Charles (a lot of families have a 'Charles' in them)

We'd have to find proof that this Charles moved to Los Angeles.
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DViator Jun 23, 2017 3:42 AM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 7843185)
I'm somewhat surprised the slide was taken in 1940. This is only two years after filming Gone With The Wind (released in 1939).
The Tara set was already looking a bit rough around the edges.

There's a fairly good replica in New Orleans on St Charles Ave. (except that, unlike the set - which didn't have rooms inside from what I've read - this one's an actual home). The build date I've been able to find is 1941.

http://www.scarlettonline.com/tara_house_neworleans.htm

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 4:03 AM

:previous: Thanks DViator. I never knew about this house.

Paul C. Koehler Jun 23, 2017 5:06 AM

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Originally Posted by HossC (Post 7524305)
Here's a Lincoln Mercury dealership from Julius Shulman. It's "Job 462: Towers Motors (Glendale, Calif.), 1949".

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...1.jpg~original

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...2.jpg~original

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...3.jpg~original

All from Getty Research Institute

I believe the company was actually called Tower Motors. A quick Google told me that the building was designed by John Lautner. It was apparently on Colorado Boulevard, although I haven't found an address. A Facebook post at SoCal Historic Architecture describes it as "a lost John Lautner gem", so I assume it's no longer standing. Maybe the background buildings will help someone track down its location.

The tall smokestack is the one that used to say Ritespot. Its on Colorado Blvd just east of Glendale Ave. Henery's Chicken in the Rough was on the corner of Glendale ave and Colorado.

Paul C. Koehler

CityBoyDoug Jun 23, 2017 7:26 AM

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Originally Posted by HossC (Post 7842716)
Thanks et.com/albums/zz19/HossC_2010/Noirish%20LA4/LAShulmanMidlandPark1.jpg~original[/IMG]

I hope Beaudry enjoys the residential "Mid-Centuriness" ;).

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...2.jpg~original


I always light candles for lunch and often even for breakfast [doesn't everyone?]. :previous:

HossC Jun 23, 2017 7:02 PM

I think I've only featured a couple of sculptures from Julius Shulman before this one. It's "Job 3709: Henry Moore, 3 Part Reclining Figure, 1964". Note that I've cropped this first picture from portrait to landscape.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...1.jpg~original

The other photos are black & white. Although I'm glad to see the color, I prefer the monochrome shots.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...2.jpg~original

I'm leaving out an end view, so I'll finish with this one.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...3.jpg~original

All from Getty Research Institute

There's no location listed with the pictures above, but the sculpture can now be found in the Director's Roundtable Garden at LACMA - more pictures here. It was donated by Mr and Mrs Bart Lytton and the Lytton Foundation, so it's possible that the pictures above were taken at the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts.

Martin Pal Jun 23, 2017 7:26 PM

:previous:

The Lytton Center at Sunset and Crescent Heights, right Hoss?
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I don't know what the above sculpture is supposed to represent, but it looks to me like something very unfortunate happened to an elephant.

Martin Pal Jun 23, 2017 7:29 PM

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Originally Posted by Paul C. Koehler (Post 7843303)
Chicken in the Rough was on the corner of Glendale ave and Colorado.

Paul C. Koehler
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Paul, I just wanted to say that I appreciate the additional information you've provided on many things previously posted in the thread, but also because I enjoy seeing some photos again that I like, that I may have forgotten about!

Martin Pal Jun 23, 2017 7:33 PM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 7843185)
I'm somewhat surprised the slide was taken in 1940. This is only two years after filming Gone With The Wind (released in 1939).
The Tara set was already looking a bit rough around the edges.
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I don't know, E_R, but possibly they filmed all the glamorous Tara scenes first and then shot the war torn looking scenes last.

HossC Jun 23, 2017 8:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Martin Pal (Post 7843978)

The Lytton Center at Sunset and Crescent Heights, right Hoss?
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I don't know what the above sculpture is supposed to represent, but it looks to me like something very unfortunate happened to an elephant.

Yep, that's the one. Here's another Shulman image I posted just over a year ago (and had forgotten).

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Originally Posted by HossC (Post 7433637)

The sign in the video was across the back of the parking lot. There's also a small sign for the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts under the main Lytton Savings sign on the left. This image is one of four photos in "Job 3738: Lytton Savings and Loan Association, sculpture exhibition, 1964".

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...8.jpg~original
Getty Research Institute

I've arrowed the sculpture on this detail view. The buildings behind match the color shot I posted earlier.

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/z...4.jpg~original
Detail of picture above

I got to see some Henry Moore sculptures many years ago. They're not for me, and they now sell for many millions.

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 8:18 PM

I didn't realize the artist was Henry Moore. Where did these 'works of art' end up?
That said, they're ugly as hell.


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Originally Posted by Martin Pal (Post 7843988)
I don't know, E_R, but possibly they filmed all the glamorous Tara scenes first and then shot the war torn looking scenes last.

I didn't even think of that Martin. You're no doubt correct.

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 8:29 PM

just found this in one of my old files.

At first I thought this was taken at one of the movie studios, but now I'm not so sure.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/102...924/6MwMtH.jpgbof

I initially thought the large building on the left was a sound stage...but now I'm having second thoughts.

(if you look closely, there's writing on it) but I can't quite make it out.

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 8:33 PM

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...924/MzPc9O.jpg
old file as well (flickr?)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640...924/NR42RL.jpg

GaylordWilshire Jun 23, 2017 8:39 PM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 7844054)
just found this in one of my old files.

At first I thought this was taken at one of the movie studios, but now I'm not so sure.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/102...924/6MwMtH.jpgbof

I initially thought the large building on the left was a sound stage...but now I'm having second thoughts.

(if you look closely, there's writing on it) but I can't quite make it out.



That would be the Ambassador Auditorium--behind the hotel


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/dx...Q=w879-h461-no

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/7s...g=w721-h648-no

USCDL/Pinterest

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 9:17 PM

Hey, thanks GW!

The exterior of this building doesn't seem to appear in very many photos. I wonder why that is?

Do you happen to know when it was torn down?

ethereal_reality Jun 23, 2017 9:20 PM

just came across this negative for sale on ebay.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640...922/x80UhN.jpg
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-196...4AAOSw5cRZLdVi




It shows the upper station of Angels Flight in the 1960s.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/128...922/UQQR4h.jpg


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