History of the Sunset Strip in Hollywood's Golden Era


Rare Color Photos of the Interior of the Sunset Strip’s Mocambo Nightclub

These photos were published in the January 1949 issue of Modern Screen magazine illustrating an article titled, “The Mocambo Affairs,” penned by the Sunset Strip nightclub’s proprietor, Charlie Morrison. It is rare to find color photos of the club’s interior,… Continue Reading →

Felix Young, the Sunset Strip Impresario Who Killed Cafe Trocadero, Launched Mocambo and Discovered Lena Horne

Schwab’s Drug Store: Where Lana Turner Was Not Discovered

In its five decades at the epicenter of the movie industry’s comings and goings on the Sunset Strip, Schwab’s Drug Store was a lot of things — a movie industry meeting place, restaurant, soda fountain, liquor store, tourist attraction and,… Continue Reading →

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