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This old house is not a home
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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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 June 24, 1964 partially reads, "Director Richard Bellamy, standing facing camera, of the Players' Workshop at North Hollywood Playhouse, explains a scene to two young actors."; See images #00116539 through #00116543 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)
Theater--California--Los Angeles
Theatrical productions--California--Los Angeles
Theater rehearsals--California--Los Angeles
Theatrical producers and directors--California--Los Angeles
Actors--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--California--Los Angeles
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Reading--California--Los Angeles
Lost Architecture--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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