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Hollywood in Vintage Postcards

Kennedy Jr, Rod

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ISBN 10: 1586851454 / ISBN 13: 9781586851453
Verlag: Gibbs Smith, Publisher, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A., 2003
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Paperback with French flaps. Covers are a little sunned, with one or two surface scratches. Minor wear to leading corners. Binding is sound; pages are tight and clean; text and illustrations are clear. AF. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 414751

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Titel: Hollywood in Vintage Postcards

Verlag: Gibbs Smith, Publisher, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 2003

Einband: Paperback

Zustand: Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Art des Buches: Used

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$14.95 gatefold paper * 1-58685-145-4 * April 7-1/2 x 8-1/2 in, 96 pp, Color Illustrations Throughout Rights: W, History/Regional Hollywood in Vintage Postcards is a colorful celebration of Hollywood's storied and glamorous past. What began as a thriving agricultural community-promoted by developers as a place of year-round sunshine and citrus-scented air-slowly transitioned into the thriving metropolis it is today. Hollywood now strives to preserve the elegant architecture that illustrates her undeniably glorious history, from the Hollywood Bowl to Grauman's Chinese Theatre to the Capitol Records tower. The formal Beaux Arts and the ornamental Spanish Colonial Revival reflect her self-confident extravagance, while newer Art Deco and Moderne structures bespeak her lofty dreams for sophistication; those dreams and more are captured forever in the historic postcards collected here. Rod Kennedy Jr.'s books include Lost New York in Old Postcards, The Brooklyn Cookbook, and The County Fair Cookbook, with Lyn Stallworth; and Atlantic City: 125 Years of Ocean Madness, with Lee Eisenberg and Vicki Levi. He lives in New York City. Elizabeth Ellis is an archivist with a MLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She collaborated previously with Rod Kennedy on Lost New York in Old Postcards, and is currently working on a book of short stories. Hollywood Heritage, Inc., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Hollywood.

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Foreword Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Hollywood: The Place-An Immaculate Conception Chapter 2: Hollywood: The Illusion-Moviemaking in Paradise Chapter 3: Movie Palaces: From Main Street to City Lights Chapter 4: Home Sweet Hollywood: Keeping Up with the Fairbankses Chapter 5: Star Shine: Restaurants and Nightclubs Chapter 6: Radio City West Epilogue

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