The 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)
The Hollywood home of Dolores Del Rio, a Mexican-born actress that got her start in silent films and gained great success following the transition to talking pictures. Del Rio appeared in the 1928 version of Ramona, and was the first Hispanic actress to be cast in the title role.
Published by M. Kashower Co., this white border postcard shows the Hollywood home of silent film star Colleen Moore.
An interesting look at the signatures of some of the Hollywood greats immortalized at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
Published 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.
Hollywood Boulevard as it was in the ’20s. The white border postcard, mailed in 1925, was published by Western Publishing & Novelty Co.
The Hollywood home of actress Ann Harding. (1902-1981) On the back:
ANN HARDING’S HOME
High up in the hills behind the Hollywood Bowl is this magnificent home of Ann Harding commanding sweeping panoramic views of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.
Bing Crosby’s home at Toluca Lake, and there’s ol’ Bing at the front door! The linen postcard was published by Western Publishing & Novelty Co.
When 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.
The home of John Boles, an actor whose filmography includes Rio Rita (1929), Frankenstein (1931), and Stella Dallas (1937). The linen postcard was published by Tichnor.