Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Ambassador Theatre Entertains Hotel’s Guests

The Ambassador Theater, as shown in the Exhibitors Herald, 1921. On February 9, 1919, the Los Angeles Times reported that the California Hotel Company would soon begin construction on a luxurious hotel on twenty one acres adjoining Wilshire Boulevard between … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1931 RKO picture “Way Back Home,” which was based on a popular radio program starring Phillips H. Lord, who later created the radio shows “Gang Busters” and “Mr. District Attorney.” It was directed … Continue reading

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