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Title
Brown Derby
Alternative Title
Menu Collection;
Date Created and/or Issued
1934
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Menu Collection
Rights Information
Image not available for reproduction.
Description
Lunch & Dinner
The Brown Derby was the name of a chain of restaurants in Los Angeles, California. The first and most famous of these was shaped like a man's derby hat, an iconic image that became synonymous with the Golden Age of Hollywood. It was opened by Wilson Mizner. The chain was started by Robert H. Cobb and Herbert Somborn (a former husband of film star Gloria Swanson) in the 1920s. The original Brown Derby restaurants had closed or been converted to other uses by the 1980s, though a Disney-backed Brown Derby national franchising program revived the brand in the 21st century.
Type
Image
Format
6 7/8" w x 10 7/8" h
Menus
Identifier
c3_d2_i1
Menu-00245
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/menus/id/490
Language
English
Subject
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Place
Wilshire at Alexandria, Los Angeles Vine Street near Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood & Wilshire at Rodeo, Beverly Hills

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