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Nestor Studios, exterior
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1916
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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The first motion picture studio in Hollywood was built by David Horseley for Christie Film Co. Automobiles are lined up at Sunset Blvd., with Gower Street at right. The sign above the building reads "Christie Film Co.", and "Nestor Comedies, Universal Films." The photo includes Charles Christie, Horace Davey, Al Christie, Nadgi, head cameraman; George French, Gus Alexander, Harry Rattenburg, Lee Moran, Eddie Lyons, Billie Rhodes, and Eddie Barry. The photograph is signed "Witzel."
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Moving pictures-Studios-Nestor; N-003-496 8x10; A-009-981 4x5; S-000-436 8x10
Nestor Films
Motion picture studios--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Sidewalks--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Sunset Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Gower Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period

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