Historic L.A. in ‘Illegal’ | Part 2

Google Earth
Here’s the footprint of the demolished California State Building, as seen from space in 2011 via Google Earth.

Our crime buddy Nathan Marsak also took a tour of the remains, posted on SkyscraperPage.com.

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Here’s a shot of the bank of elevators in the California State Building. Edward G. Robinson gets out of an elevator…

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The camera pans to reveal Jan Merlin waiting near a column.

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The camera pans to reveal more of the interior…

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Merlin and Robinson play a scene with a column and a building directory in the background.

Another angle shows heavy wood doors and a plaque on the wall.

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The camera follows them as they exit.

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and out the revolving door.

To be continued.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Historic L.A. in ‘Illegal’ | Part 2

  1. SylviaE says:

    I really enjoy these images of old L.A. Thanks.


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