Tag Archives: Gail Russell

Architectural Ramblings

  Photograph by Larry Harnisch Los Angeles Times Here’s something fun to do on a Saturday morning: Meet friends for breakfast at a restaurant where a drunk movie actress plowed her new convertible through the front window in 1957. The … Continue reading

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Gail Russell–in memoriam

Photographs by the Los Angeles Times Sgt. C.H. Specht examines damage to Jan’s Restaurant, 8424 Beverly Blvd., caused by Gail Russell’s convertible.  Below right, Russell fails a test for intoxication administered by Specht. July 6, 1957 Los Angeles You poor … Continue reading

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