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Old Posted Jan 30, 2011, 1:08 PM
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Bettmann/Corbis http://lh4.ggpht.com/_zXN_GwdMYMo/TU...0/stocking.jpg

Los Angeles, August 6, 1949: "Marie Wilson is hoisted thigh-ward in a bosins chair to compare gams with a 35-foot model of one of the famous Wilson legs. The two-ton plaster statuary, designed to advertise hosiery, was unveiled by Marie amid the fanfare of a Hollywood-type premiere."


ethereal-- your shot of the Theme Hosiery building reminds me of the leg above--I know I've seen a shot of the building on which this leg was perched, maybe even on the forum, but cannot find it now. I believe the building was in West L.A.

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The Theme Hosiery Building then....



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Another shot of the Theme Hosiery Building:


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