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More Vintage Hollywood Boulevard Photographs

1900 Hollywood Blvd. Photo

Until 1910, Hollywood Boulevard was named Prospect Ave. When the City of Hollywood annexed to the City of Hollywood, the Board of Trustees rename it Hollywood Blvd. This rare photo is looking west on Prospect Ave, from Gower St. From the website.

Prospect Ave. photo

This vintage photos was taken in 1900 and shows the E.C. Hurd residence on the northwest corner of Prospect Ave. & Wilcox Ave. Prospect Ave. (now Hollywood Blvd.) was lined with pepper trees and was, almost, exclusively a residential street. From the website...

Vintage Hollywood Canteen Photos

Fay McKenzie photo

Dancing was one of the most popular activities at the Hollywood Canteen. Many of Hollywood's most famous and beautiful celebrities volunteer to dance with the visiting servicemen. The most popular dance was the jitterbug, as shown here where actress, Fay McKinzie is dancing with a very nimble serviceman. From the hollywoodphotographs,com website.

Bunny Walters Photo

Many of Hollywood's most beautiful actresses volunteer their time to dance with the visiting servicemen. Here is gorgeous, six-foot tall Bunny Walters dancing with 5 foot, three inch tall Henry Pilla. From the website.

Mickey Rooney photo...

Rare Hollywood Studio Photos

California Studios

1925: This is a rare photo of the California Studios and Bishoff Studios, located on Gower St, just south of Sunset Blvd. The studios were owned and opeerated by film maker & pioneer Sam Bishoff. From the website.

Christie Studios

1916: This is a rare photo of the Christie Film Co. & Nestors Comedies, located on the northwest corner of Sunset Blvd. & Gower St.. This the location where the Nestors Film Company established a studio in October 1910. From the website.

Intolerance movie set...

Hollywood Photographs For Sale - Vitagraph Studios


By 1911, the Vitagraph Company, founded by J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith, was one of the leading motion picture producing companies in the east. Located in Flatbush, Brooklyn, they made one and two reel dramas and westerns using the countryside as their backdrop.  However, they, like other eastern film companies, were plagued by the severe winters which forced them to halt production for several months each year.

Vitagraph photo

Vitagraph Studios In Hollywood

Seeking more “western type” settings and an environment which would allow year-round “shooting”, a troupe, headed by Rollin S. Sturgeon, from Vitagraph left for California on October 23, 1911.  While on...