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May 15, 1938

At left, John Charles Thomas performs in "Blossom Time." Below left, shots are fired in a raid on water taxis taking customers to the gambling ship Rex, right out of Raymond Chandler. Authorities also seize 51 Rex employees … In … Continue reading

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S.S. Rex

Speaking of Santa Monica, here’s an ad for Tony Cornero’s gambling ship, the Rex. Only 25 cents by water taxi.

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