Category Archives: Classic Movie Locations

Bus Ride to Chandlerville

“There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like … Continue reading

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You Noir Here

When it comes to movie locations, L.A. is a lot like a shopping mall directory. From the “You are here” spot, it’s pretty easy to find your way to where a movie favorite was shot. Los Angeles in Noir’s Postwar … Continue reading

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The Classical Colonnades of Culver City

I think of them as a national landmark. If you could name eight wonders of the movie world, they certainly would comprise one of them. They’re the beautiful, surprisingly romantic classical colonnades stretching down Washington Boulevard in downtown Culver City, … Continue reading

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Louise Brooks: The Hottie in the Helmet

Luletah, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lu-lee-ta. The tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth. — Apologies to VladimirĀ  Nabokov … Continue reading

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