Silent Film Stars

Marguerite Clark – photos and quotes

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Marguerite Clark

“Why should I tell about myself? Isn’t it true that the less of a mystery one is, the less interesting one becomes?” — Marguerite Clark Source: George Vaux Bacon (1916)   “Facts are tiresome and ridiculous to some, I know. But you know I am very matter-of-fact. Oh, quite matter-of-fact. I know I don’t look […]

1900s

Los Angeles – Eastlake Park photos (1900-1911)

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Eastlake Park 1908

In 1881, the City of Los Angeles created a local attraction called East Los Angeles Park. In 1901, it became Eastlake Park before the name changed a third time to Lincoln Park in 1917.  The park’s address is 3501 Valley Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.   The lake’s stepping stones, c. 1904.   The Eastlake Park railway, circa 1905.     […]

History

Westlake Park / MacArthur Park

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1908 Los Angeles California, West Lake Park

Early views of Westlake Park in Los Angeles.  It later became MacArthur Park on May 7, 1942.   Palm Drive.   Watching the Seals.   California “Deer” in Westlake Park, circa 1910s.     Circa 1916.     Wilshire Blvd. through Westlake Park in the 1920s.   Two flappers at the park in 1927.   WestLake Park […]