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Title
First time on stage
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Otto, Cliff
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
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, "Peeking out at audience before her first performance behind footlights is eight-year-old Blakely Owen of Sherman Oaks. Blakely, like all members of Peter Pan players, take dramatic lessons at North Hollywood Playhouse."; See images #00116518 through #00116520 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00116518
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d018_f19_i4
CARL0005327631
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/49833
Subject
North Hollywood Playhouse (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theaters--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Theatrical productions--California--Los Angeles
Theater--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--California--Los Angeles
Costumes
Lost Architecture--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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