Celebrity Portraits

Clive Brook

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Clive Brook

“Hollywood is a chain gang and we lose the will to escape. The links of the chain are not forged with cruelties but with luxuries.” — Clive Brook   Year: 1930. Artist: Lill Tschudi (1911-2004). Linocut. 255 x 170 mm.   The Lawyer’s Secret (1931). Starring Jean Arthur, Charles Rogers, Fay Wray and Richard Arlen. […]

1930s

Long Beach Earthquake Damage – 1933

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Long Beach earthquake 1933

A smashed DeSoto on Main Street in Compton caused by the Long Beach earthquake on March 10, 1933. The quake had a magnitude of 6.4. Over 100 people lost their lives in the disaster. Here are more photos taken in the quake’s aftermath. Damage on Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park.   The U.S. Navy arrives in Long […]