Celebrity Portraits

Richard Arlen

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Richard Arlen

“Being a star is no snap. It’s real work. And that, coupled with the speed with which movies are made these days, has taken all the fun away.” — Richard Arlen Source: 1930 Photo: Otto Dyar   Richard Arlen and Jobyna Ralston On 2-Day Honeymoon RIVERSIDE, January 29, 1927 – (UP) – Jobyna Ralston and […]

1930s

Los Angeleno photos in the 1930s

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Bee Careful Los Angeleno photos

Los Angelenos in the 1930s: Above: Taken at a bee farm in Alhambra, circa 1930. (LAPL 00066598)   The Los Angeles Fire Department football team in 1930. Photo taken around the time the team played the University of North Dakota. (LAPL 00055692)   Children posing for a studio portrait at the Angelus Studio, 1962 E. […]

1930s

Los Angeles Summer Olympics – 1932

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Los Angeles Summer Olympics

The Hungarian Water Polo team at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics in 1932. The team won the gold medal, while Germany took the silver, and the United States received the bronze. The man on the far right is Olivér Halassy, the first amputee to compete in the Olympics as a swimmer. He had lost part of […]