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Hollywood Then and Now (Then & Now)by Rosemary Lord
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The film industry came to Hollywood in the early 1900s and Hollywood became a glamour factory, a city of fantasy. It was the home of the stars and the famous Hollywood sign beckoned through the smog, drawing in hopeful wannabes. Hollywood Then and Now teams photos from this Golden Age of Hollywood with modern day images of the area including shots of the Hollywood sign, the Hollywood Studios, and the fantastic film theaters.
Celebrating beloved cities from around the world, this book from the Then and Now series offers a unique combination of historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now Hollywood features over 100 fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. Each work is a visual lesson in the historic changes of this great urban landscape.
From Grauman's Chinese Theater to the famous Hollywood sign, this Then and Now book features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. Each work is a visual lesson in the area's historic changes.
About the Author
Rosemary Lord worked as an actress and magazine writer in London before heading for the bright lights of Hollywood. She has now spent nearly twenty years living and working in Los Angeles, acting in theater, films, and television, as well as spending time as a senior publicist for Columbia Pictures. As a journalist, she has written for many prestigious magazines in America and Europe, as well as writing film and television scripts and a travel book.
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