Home of Jack Benny

Jack Benny postcardThe Beverly Hills home of comic Jack Benny, at 1002 North Roxbury Drive. Roxbury Drive has been called the “Street of the Stars”, and and it seems to deserve that name. Lucille Ball lived next to Benny on one side, with Peter Falk on the other, and additional neighbors included Jimmy Stewart, Rosemary Clooney, Jeanne Crain, Lionel Barrymore and Maureen O’Sullivan. (read much more about the street here)

Warner Bros. – First National Studios

Warner Bros. Studios PostcardPublished by E.C. Kropp, this white border postcard offers an aerial view of the Warner Bros.-First National Studios, a large facility in Burbank, California. On the back:

Warner Bros.-First National Studios in Burbank, cover seventy-five acres and have all the modern equipment necessary for sound pictures. The studios and equipment represent an outlay of approximately fifteen million dollars.

Radio City

Radio City PostcardWhen NBC moved their studios from Rockefeller Center in New York City to Hollywood in 1938 they took the name “Radio City” with them. Vine Street between Hollywood and Sunset, and in fact all of Hollywood, came to be called Radio City for a time, particularly in the ’40s and ’50s.