Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.