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Country Church Of Hollywood Photos

Country Church of Hollywood Photos

One of Hollywood's most unique churches, the Country Church of Hollywood, and is beginning shortly after Dr. William Hogan, and his wife Virginia, and their five children arrived in Los Angeles in 1932. The website hollywoodphotographs.com has the largest collection of the Counrty Church of Hollywood.

Dr. Hoag had been a Methodist Church circuit preacher in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee prior to World War I and later became a well-known evangelists in the  south.

Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles he approached radio station KFAC with the idea of broadcasting a 30 minute program each day, which, first for the first 10 minutes, he portray a country preacher visiting rural families in fictitious “goose Creek”. the first broadcast of the country Church of Hollywood took place on Monday January 2, 1933. Rather than use his name in the...