This site has great “Then and Now” shots! Below is an example. Check it out: Urban Diachrony
This is amateur silent 16mm color film taken in the Hollywood Hills, downtown Los Angeles, and the Pacific Coast Highway in the mid-1950s 00:00-00:32 At 34.128808,-118.346868 looking northwest 00:32-00:49 At 34.128808,-118.346868 looking southeast 00:49-00:54 At 34.128808,-118.346868 looking at the southbound lanes via 1950s – Los Angeles Freeways – YouTube.
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Stan, Ollie, and Harold – a Drive Through Bunker Hill | Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations and more
The Prelinger Archives has just posted some amazingly sharp movie footage of Bunker Hill and downtown Los Angeles taken in the late 1940s. The stock footage was intended to be projected behind actors filming a traveling car scene within an indoor studio, but apparently was never used. The footage not only provides a wonderful glimpse […]