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PURCHASE HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN PHOTOS

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In the 1940's, soldiers being sent off or just returning from service could enjoy a visit to the Hollywood Canteen, where they could drink for free and even hobnob with movie stars and Hollywood elite.  Cofounded by actor John Garfield and superstar Bette Davis, offered free admission and free drinks for soldiers in uniform, and was so well respected in the industry for what it did for these soldiers that movie stars and other Hollywood talents often volunteered there or simply spent time there in order to shake hands with those in the service.

The Hollywood Canteen may be closed but for anyone that loves vintage Hollywood or Americana memorabilia, images and photographs of this famed watering hole can add a touch of personality and style to any room of your home.  These images can also be a fun way to add that personality to your office or your business without overpowering the area with too many antiques and other such items.  Many who love vintage movies and the classics will immediately remember the Hollywood Canteen and recognize its image, and these photos can be a great conversation piece as well.

Finding Hollywood Canteen photographs is as simple as going to hollywoodphotographs.com.  There are over 300 vintage images of this famous place.  Sometime in 2012, authors Lisa Mitchell and Bruce Torrence will have their book, “The Hollywood Canteen” published.

If you add these photos to your décor this can make your entire room or area look vintage and retro.  Think of how displaying these in your home theater or family room can make everyone ready for a movie on any given night.  You can display your photos of the Hollywood Canteen on a shelf or mantel if they're smaller, or consider getting some poster sized ones for a real movie theater feeling.

Remember that because the Hollywood Canteen specialized in welcoming those in the services, these photos and images can be great gift ideas for someone that is of that generation and that served in the military as well.  If you have someone on your gift list that loves classic or vintage Hollywood movies, they may appreciate some nicely framed photos of the Hollywood Canteen .

These photos and images also make great gifts for someone who may display them in their office. Visit hollywoodphotographs.com to see the largest collection of Hollywood Canteen Photos

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