Tag Archives: 1973

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1973 American Film Theatre production of “The Iceman Cometh,” with Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Bradford Dillman, Sorrell Booke, Hildy Brooks, Nancy Juno Dawson,  Evans Evans, Martyn Green, Moses Gunn, Clifton … Continue reading

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LAPD Parker Center Cop Shop Files DR 73-402-191

In case you just tuned in, I was given a box of material that was cleaned out of the old press room after Parker Center closed. The items consist of photos, press releases and random bits of ephemera. There is … Continue reading

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LAPD Parker Center Cop Shop Files: Bank Robber DR 73 491 959

I was given a box of material that was cleaned out of the old press room – the “Cop Shop” – when Parker Center was closed. Today we have a picture of a bank robber. The DR number is 73 … Continue reading

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LAPD Parker Center Cop Shop Files: John Doe No. 52 DR 73 478 242

In case you just tuned in, I was given a box of material that was cleaned out of the old press room — the “Cop Shop” — when Parker Center was closed. Today we have an artist’s sketch of John … Continue reading

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LAPD Parker Center Cop Shop Files: Jane Doe, Sept. 5, 1973

Note: Last year I was given a box of news releases, photographs and random pieces of paper from the old press room at Parker Center. I’m gradually posting the material. These are the earrings and the label from a pair … Continue reading

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LAPD: Parker Center Cop Shop Files

I was given a box of material that was cleaned out of the old press room at the LAPD’s Parker Center headquarters, sometimes called “the cop shop.” The box was a jumble of press releases, photographs, artists’ sketches and other … Continue reading

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Kenneth Reich, RIP

Above, Ken Reich interviews Watergate figure Donald Segretti. Ken had terrific stories about covering Watergate. In fact, one of my favorite recollections was an occasion when I got to listen to him and the late Anthony Day, former editorial page … Continue reading

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Snapshot

A typical example of retouching from The Times photo archives:   Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times, Dec. 28, 1973From left, J. Miller Leavy of the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, with Dist. Atty. Joseph Busch and Joseph Carr, … Continue reading

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Ingmar Bergman on ‘Cries and Whispers’

Charles Champlin’s interview with the late Ingmar Bergman on "Cries and Whispers," Feb. 25, 1973: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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