This postcard featuring a Witzel portrait of Charlie Chaplin has been listed on EBay with bids starting at GBP 4.99.
When we were kids in Beverly Hills, we used to sell papers on the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Spalding Drive. On that corner was a popular restaurant called “Armstrong Shroeder’s” ( later became “Nibbler’s”) Charlie Chaplin used to frequent the restaurant. We used to see Charlie a lot and we marveled at the fact that Charlie’s hair, in real life, was snow white! Another frequent patron of the restaurant was “Ernie Kovacs” less well known internationally but a comedic genius of his time. He lost his life in a car accident in 1962 nearby at the corner of Santa Monica Bl. and Beverly Glen Blvd.
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