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Weird Hollywood: Your Travel Guide to Hollywood's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)

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Known as the “Movie Capital of the World,” Hollywood is chock-full of offbeat characters, peculiar activities, and strange sightings. With California resident and humorist Joe Oesterle as your guide, meander through bizarre back alleys and darkened theaters, observe the kitschy Singing Chairs of Santa Monica (a pair of 15-foot-tall harmonizing thrones), and take a walk down the haunted Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Weird Hollywood also offers readers a hellaciously fun, historical journey into Tinseltown suicide, murder, and mayhem. And who better to preface the tour of this wacky municipality than the Voice of Hollywood himself: Gary Owens.

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With California resident and humorist Oesterle as the guide, meander through bizarre back alleys and darkened theaters, observe the kitschy Singing Chairs of Santa Monica, and all that makes Hollywood the fantastic spot it is.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402754609
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Foreword by:
Moran, Mark
Foreword by:
Sceurman, Mark
Foreword:
Moran, Mark
Foreword:
Sceurman, Mark
Author:
Sceurman, Mark
Author:
Oesterle, Joe
Author:
Moran, Mark
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Americana-Los Angeles
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
JUVY-WORKBOOKS - JUV WORKBOOKS
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Weird
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in

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Weird Hollywood: Your Travel Guide to Hollywood's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)
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"Synopsis" by , With California resident and humorist Oesterle as the guide, meander through bizarre back alleys and darkened theaters, observe the kitschy Singing Chairs of Santa Monica, and all that makes Hollywood the fantastic spot it is.
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