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Sadness, exhilaration at wax museum
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated May 9, 1963 partially reads, "The Movieland Wax Museum in Buena Park can be an emotional experience - at least for a long-time movie fan. Two distinct emotions should strike the visitors while touring the beautiful, softly lit museum - if he reacts as I did. The first - sadness - comes with the realization that so many of the more than 80 wax figures are of stars who have died or retired from the film-making business... But while the slight feeling of sadness prevails, there is also a feeling of exhilaration that generations to come will be able to look at a slice of real American history, and the persons who helped make it." Note: Photograph caption reads, "It's Bardot!"; See images #00130717 through #00130720 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bardot, Brigitte
Movieland Wax Museum (Buena Park, Calif.)
Museums--California--Buena Park
Waxworks--California--Buena Park
Wax figures--California--Buena Park
Women--California--Buena Park
Buena Park (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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