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Old Posted Jan 24, 2012, 3:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Horthos View Post
I am going to go out this minute and take some more pictures, in particular, "brack shops", they have been restoring a chandelier inside, Ive been meaning to take pictures, since the ceiling has a fantastic mural (what is brack shops anyways? 7th st between olive and grand)



All photos by me.

The following photos are by Robby Cress at http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com/





The Brack Shops can be seen in the opening creditings of 'Possessed' (1947) starring Joan Crawford.
That's her about to boink her head on that big 'M'.



http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com...oan%20Crawford


below: The same building today. The shops are now advertised as 'The Collection'.





below: Ms. Crawford continues along 7th Street.


http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com...oan%20Crawford


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below: A great before and after.


http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com...oan%20Crawford



http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com...oan%20Crawford


Again...thanks to Robby Cress at http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com/

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