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Nov. 20, 1947: Contralto Carol Brice to Perform in L.A.

  “On Ma Journey,” performed by Carol Brice, accompanied by her brother Jonathan. Nov. 20, 1947: Carol Brice will perform at Philharmonic Auditorium. Here are a few of her recordings.

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Location Sleuth: ‘Double Indemnity’

Update: This is a post from 2006. The location was identified by Crime Buddy Nathan Marsak as Olive Street, with Philharmonic Auditorium and Pershing Square in the background. Here’s a frame grab from the opening shots of “Double Indemnity.” According … Continue reading

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Downtown rebirth

March 27, 1938Los Angeles Above, plans to modernize Philharmonic Auditorium at 5th Street and Olive, across from Pershing Square and on a diagonal from the Biltmore. And yes, today it’s a parking lot. A postcard of the new auditorium in … Continue reading

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