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Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles

Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles

‘If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont’ – Harry Cohn, Columbia Pictures – Los Angeles is one of our favourite cities. But as the second most populous city in the United States, after New York, we can never quite think of it in such singular […]

by × August 27, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

‘If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont’ – Harry Cohn, Columbia Pictures – Los Angeles is one of our favourite cities. But as the second most populous city in the United States, after New York, we can never quite think of it in such singular […]

by × September 9, 2012 × 1 comment

Arts & Culture, Travel

James Dean And The ‘Little Bastard’.

James Dean And The ‘Little Bastard’.

This was the nickname which James Byron Dean gave to his 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder. He purchased the ‘Little Bastard’ new from Competition Motors in Hollywood just as he was wrapping up the filming of Giant. Even though the actor was a novice racer, he was a fully fledged petrol head and had already experienced […]

by × February 28, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Glamour of the Gods

Glamour of the Gods

Almost all the photographs in the exhibition are vintage prints collected from the archive of the John Kobal Foundation. There are the familiar iconic shots of stars such as Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, Rita Hayworth, Vivien Leigh and James Dean, but there are also several unseen studio portraits, including this rather lovely one of […]

by × July 29, 2011 × 0 comments