Category Archives: Video

Video on and about Hollywood, celebrities, tourists, weirdness, fun, new star installations on the Boulevard, and other high strangeness.

Paramount Studios History Part 2

Film Historians Present Slide Show to Celebrate Second Book on Paramount Pictures Marc Wanamaker and Michael Christaldi returned to Larry Edmunds Bookshop in April to present a slideshow and commentary to celebrate the release of their second book on Paramount … Continue reading

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The Soup Nazi From Seinfeld

If You Want Soup, You’d Better Listen To This Message! Click on the box below to hear this blast from Larry Thomas:

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Barnes & Noble Burbank Hosts Pop Culture Celebration

Every Thursday in July Brings Fans and Stars Together to Share Memories Under the leadership of Diane Brooks, B & N Community Relations Manager for the big Burbank Store, the five Thursdays in July will bring movie and television stars, … Continue reading

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From the Files of Bison Archives

The History of Republic Pictures Marc Wanamaker and Film Fans Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Famous Studio City Motion Picture Company    Studio City Library and the Gracious Folks at the Studio City Neighborhood Council Sponsored Historic Lecture. The … Continue reading

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Famous Hollywood Memorabilia Dealer Eric Caidin Dead at 62

The Amazing Life and Surreal Death of a Hollywood Legend When Eric Caidin was in his young teens, he had figured out something that most folks never do:  How he could spend his entire life doing pretty much what he … Continue reading

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Good-Bye Gene Gene The Dancing Machine

Gong Show Star Was Stagehand at NBC Studios in Burbank Eugene Patton, known as Gene Gene the Dancing Machine on the old Gong Show has died at 82, on March 9, 2015.  He is shown above with What Up Hollywood … Continue reading

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Shepard Fairey

Is He An Artist? An Activist? A Vandal? Or Just A Money Churning Capitalist? Author Jim Daichendt and Artist Robbie Conal Discuss the World of Street Art.  The controversial, highly successful Shepard Fairey has had a tremendous influence on society.  … Continue reading

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William Friedkin Off The Cuff

Get the Popcorn and Settle in for an Evening with the Always Entertaining Bill Friedkin Whenever Director Bill Friedkin drops in to Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Hollywood to sign some of his books the fun and banter will certainly liven … Continue reading

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Early Paramount Studios

Hollywood’s Legendary Paramount Studios 3 Historians Detail the Complex Beginnings of a Major Force in Film-Making From the Earliest Days of the Silents.  The Actors, Owners, Producers, Directors, and Distributors Who Made History. And, as Michael Christaldi, one of the … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Nightclub Days

 1950s Memories of Celebrities, Mickey Cohen, Jack Ruby, Jimmy Fratiano, JFK, Wiseguys, Movie Stars and Charlie Sample Johnny “X” (last name withheld because ‘you never know who’s left out there’) interviewed by reporter Captain Jack in a wide-ranging discussion of … Continue reading

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