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Forest Lawn – Glendale – photos

Norma Shearer Louis B. Mayer Jean Harlow funeral

Norma Shearer and Louis B. Mayer attending Jean Harlow‘s funeral at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale on June 9, 1937. (LAPL 00115420)

 

Forest Lawn - Five Singing Babies

Five Sing Babies sculpture from Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park back in the 1940s, maybe earlier. I’m not sure if it is still there today.

 

Forest Lawn 1964

In 1963, approximately 1.5 million people visited the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

 

Forest Lawn

The park’s Wee Kirk O’ the Heather Church, c. 1963. (Photographer: George Brich/ LAPL 00118187)

 

Mary Pickford and Charles “Buddy” Rogers attend Jeanette MacDonald‘s funeral. MacDonald’s service was held at the Wee Kirk O’ the Heather Church. Photo dated January 19, 1965. (LAPL 00106846)

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