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Old Posted Aug 2, 2012, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
One of the most extraordinary sets ever built in Hollywood.
D.W. Griffith's vision of Babylon for his epic Intolerance 1916.

D.W. Griffith
The elephant sculptures, pictured above, are attributed to the work of Italian-born sculptor, Federico A. Giorgi. It may be interesting to some that he is also reputed to have been responsible for the stone castings that decorate the arches, eaves and pedestal of the found at the Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery's Aviation Shrine - and the exterior of downtown's ca. 1918 - Million Dollar Theater. Goirgi is buried at Valhalla. (It was another Italian-born sculptor, Carlo Romanelli, who is allegedly responsible for the elephant sculptures that adorned the Selig Zoo.

1969, yes it is a crash site! (Adjacent to Burbank/Bob Hope Airport)




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