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Backyard with Mr. and Mrs. Ames
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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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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Leon Ames and his wife of 55 years, Christine Gossett, made their home at 12245 Viewcrest Road in Studio City. Ames is best known for his work on movies such as, 'The Postman Always Rings Twice' and 'Meet Me in St. Louis,' as well as his work on a number of television shows including, 'Life with Father' and 'Mr. Ed.' Ames was also one of the founders of the Screen Actors Guild and served as the organization's president in 1957.
Photograph dated January 27, 1954 shows actor Leon Ames and wife, Christine Gossett, relaxing poolside with their dogs in the backyard of their Studio City home.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Ames, Leon,--1902-1993--Homes and haunts
Ames, Leon,--1902-1993--Family
Actors--United States
Couples--California--Los Angeles
Dog owners--California--Los Angeles
Pets--California--Los Angeles
Dogs--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Swimming pools--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Backyards--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Backyard gardens--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Landscape plants--California--Los Angeles
Shrubs--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Garden ornaments and furniture--California--Los Angeles
Lawn chairs--California--Los Angeles
Gliders (Outdoor furniture)--California--Los Angeles
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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