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Remembering The Boulevard Theater

Old Photo Album Found at Thrift Shop Reveals Hollywood History An old photo album I found at a local Thrift Shop had some interesting historical photos, including a nice shot of the old Boulevard Theater at Washington and Vermont.  The … Continue reading

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Randy Johnson 1949-2016

Funnyman Johnson Wrote Jokes for Jay Leno He Had a Long and Varied Career in Hollywood by Paulie Hunt In Hollywood he was known as Randy Johnson.  To his friends he was “RJ”.  The kid from Minnesota came west to … Continue reading

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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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History of Paramount Studios Part 2

Film Historians to Make Presentation at Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Hollywood WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13th -7:30 pm @ Larry Edmunds Bookshop-PARAMOUNT STUDIOS 1940-2000 It is  always a joy to welcome friends back & the Lare really doesn’t have too many friends … Continue reading

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Tribute Scheduled for George Clayton Johnson

Egyptian Theater Hollywood to Host Tribute Friday, February 26th, 7:30pm What Up Hollywood had to really dig through the archives to find this great old photo of George with former Los Angeles Free Press Editor Brian Kirby.  This was taken … Continue reading

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Anyone Out There Wanna Read a Few Scripts?

Hollywood Actor Gene Raymond Standing in His Backyard With A Huge Pile of Scripts Looking through the What Up Hollywood Archives, I found this great old photo of Gene Raymond.  Lord knows where it came from, but it looks to … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Controversy Over Racial Issues Heats Up

Hollywood Fails to Improve Despite the 1973 Wake-Up Call at the Oscars by Robert S. Newport, Jr. There has been a lot of talk lately that minorities have been pretty much shut out of Hollywood, especially the Academy Awards.  It … Continue reading

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Eric Caidin’s Movie Land Apocalypse

The Last Days of Hollywood Book and Poster and its Legendary Owner by Bill Nelson Like a lot of people the news of Eric Caidin’s sudden death left me deeply stunned and extremely sad.  Although I only really got to … Continue reading

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Charles Bukowski in East Hollywood

Check Out the New Mural of Bukowski in the Los Feliz area. Artist and Illustrator Nathan Anderson has created a really cool stylized mural of L.A.’s great writer and poet Charles Bukowski.  It’s in the Los Feliz area, at Kingswell … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-Il and the North Korean Film Industry

Author Paul Fischer Describes His Journey to the Hermit Kingdom in Search of the Truth About The Dear Leader, Kim Jong-Il Swiss author Paul Fischer made a rare appearance at Book Soup to discuss his new book about the mysterious … Continue reading

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