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Los Angeles Then and Now (Then & Now)

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Publisher Comments:

Los Angeles, the City of Angels, is the capital of show business, where to be young and beautiful is to have it all. Los Angeles Then & Now is a captivating chronicle of history and change in the mecca of glamour and glitz.
  • This tell-all book matches 70 historic images with 70 specially-commissioned photos of modern LA, showing the amazing evolution of Californias largest city.

  • Notice how Native American and Spanish Colonial architectural and cultural influences reside comfortably alongside the glitz of Tinseltown and the cosmopolitan high-rises of LA.

  • Movie fans will enjoy the many then-and-now pix of legendary Hollywood landmarks like Schwabs Pharmacy, Paramount Studios, Graumans Chinese Theater, and the Roosevelt Hotel.

  • Along with a “Map to the Stars Homes,” this compact edition of best-selling Los Angeles Then & Now makes the perfect travel guide. 

Synopsis:

Celebrating one of America's favorite cityscapes--from Olvera Street to the Hollywood hills--this book reveals the history of Los Angeles through rare archival photographs and specially commissioned, full-color photographs of the same scenes today.

About the Author

Rosemary Lord started as an actress in her native England but created a new career as a writer, when she moved to Hollywood. She wrote in-depth interviews for Woman, Womans Journal, TV Times, Jackie Magazine and more. She later became a Senior Unit Publicist at Columbia Pictures and has also written film & TV scripts and a lengthy novel. A founding member and former Board of Directors of BAFTA-LA, Rosemary continues her acting and writing career in the city she loves.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571457943
Author:
Lord, Rosemary
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Location:
San Diego, Calif.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Los Angeles
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) History.
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Then & Now Thunder Bay
Series Volume:
78
Publication Date:
20020621
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 11.25 in 32 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » California
History and Social Science » Americana » Cities and States
History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Americana » Los Angeles
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History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Celebrating one of America's favorite cityscapes--from Olvera Street to the Hollywood hills--this book reveals the history of Los Angeles through rare archival photographs and specially commissioned, full-color photographs of the same scenes today.
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