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Historic L.A. in ‘Illegal’ | Part 3

Here’s another shot of the California State Building lobby and the bank of elevators as Hugh Marlowe exits. Advertisements

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Historic L.A. in ‘Illegal’ | Part 2

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. Here’s a shot of the bank of … Continue reading

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Historic L.A. in ‘Illegal’ | Part 1

If you are cursed with the memory of having seen “Gangster Squad,” you may recall this ridiculous shot of Spring Street from City Hall. In last week’s mystery movie, “Illegal”  (1955) we have the actual location, now occupied by Grand … Continue reading

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