Hollywood 1900-1950 in Vintage Postcards (CA) (Postcard History Series)

Hollywood 1900-1950 in Vintage Postcards (CA) (Postcard History Series)


With the appearance of recent, reasonably cheap photographic expertise rising within the usa in the course of the mid-19th century, conversation by way of postcard turned a really well known option to trade commute tales, information, and gossip over the a long time. Drawing on a personal selection of classic postcards, this new e-book incorporates a heritage of Hollywood, spanning part a century. Exploring Hollywood prior to and after it turned the leisure capital of the area, those photos supply readers a glimpse of a few of the city's best locations in the course of its Golden Years. lengthy sooner than films arrived, whilst the realm was once a residential local of gorgeous houses and lemon groves, Hollywood was once simply one other suburb of la striving to develop into a neighborhood. From the widespread attractions of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and the chinese language Theater, to the horse-and-buggy pushed dust roads and pineapple fields on the flip of the century, Hollywood in classic Postcards will advisor the curious in the course of the city's development within the first half the twentieth century.

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