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Old Posted Aug 28, 2018, 1:42 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal reality
"A behind the scenes shot from The Black Sleep (1956), which starred Bela Lugosi in his last real role (discounting the pre-shot footage
used in Plan 9 From Outer Space). The movie also featured Tor Johnson of Plan 9 fame, seen in the photo as well."
from weird retro

Is this the famous 'Tail O' the Cock' on La Cienega Blvd (restaurant row),
or is it the 'Tail O' the Cock in the San Fernando Valley?

Originally Posted by HossC View Post
Unless both restaurants had the same design, I'd say it's the one on La Cienega:

Originally from ebay
Thanks Hoss. The two are very similar in their designs.

old file / originally from ebay


I just came across this photograph of 'The Black Sleep' stars having lunch.


Let's take a closer look at Tor's menu

Yep, Tail O' the Cock


The evergreens outside the window in the luncheon photo make me think the Valley more than La Cienega Blvd.
Also....the trees (outside the window) are somewhat similar to the trees shown in front of the valley Tail O the Cock. (refer to color postcard #2)

update #2

I just read that the La Cienega 'Tail O' the Cock was extensively decorated at Christmas time. (at times there was even a live Santa on the roof!)
Could the 'trees out the window' be seasonal decorations? I ask, because it looks like there's 'snow' out that window too.
(or is it my imagination playing tricks on me again)


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