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Vintage Photos of Hollywood

Vintage Photos of Hollywood

With more than 12,000 vintage photos of Hollywood, the hollywoodphotographs.com website is the finest and largest collection of its kind.  The collection was started in 1971 when Bruce Torrence began collecting old photographs of Hollywood.  Starting with thirty old photographs, which were given to him by his grandfather, Charles E. Toberman, the collection has grown to over 12,000 rare photos.  In 2001, Bruce developed and launched his hollywoodphotographs.com website.  There are more than 90 subject categories including, Barnsdall Park, Cocoanut Grove, Hollywoodlnd, Hollywood Airfields, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theater, and many more.

Photo of Joanne Woodward...

Photos of Hollywood

12,000 Vintage Hollywood Photographs

12,000 Hollywood Photographs

The Hollywoodphotographs.com website is the largest collection of vintage Hollywood photographs, with over 12,000 photos.  The website has more than 90 subject categories of photos from which to view and purchase. In addition to the photos, the hollywoodphotographs.com website has hundreds of blogs covering much of Hollywood’s illustrious history. Here are three of the ninety categories of photos that are on the website. 

Hollywood Canteen photo

Hollywood Canteen Photos & History (Part 1)

In early 1942, Bette Davis and John Garfield met at the Warner Bros.’ commissary to discuss the formation of the Hollywood Canteen.   John recently returned...