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Awake, Sleeping Beauty
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Otto, Cliff
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The structure at 11043 Magnolia Boulevard in North Hollywood was constructed circa 1926 and originally served at a Boys Scouts of America Hall. It operated briefly operated as the Turf Club in 1937-38, and in 1939 was converted into a theater for live performance and named the Little Theatre of North Hollywood. In 1942, the name was changed to the North Hollywood Playhouse, and hosted live performances for the next four decades. Between 1950-1955, the playhouse was also operated as the Candlelight Theatre and the Resident Playhouse. The building was demolished in 1983.
Photograph caption dated October 5, 1956 reads, "Guy Cuzner, 12, of North Hollywood, plays part of Prince Charming and kneels to kiss sleeping princess Kathy Irwig, 12, also of North Hollywood. Young tespians [sic] rehearse once a week and put on several children's plays each year at North Hollywood Playhouse."; See images #00116518 through #00116520 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North Hollywood Playhouse (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theaters--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Theatrical productions--California--Los Angeles
Theater--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Actors--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--California--Los Angeles
Stages (Platforms)
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery--California--Los Angeles
Stage props--California--Los Angeles
Lost Architecture--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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