Hollywood Canteen – 1940s

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Hollywood Canteen 1940s

The Hollywood Canteen operated from October 3, 1942 to November 22, 1945.  Its address was 1451 Cahuenga Boulevard. Today, the site is a parking structure. The two entertainers responsible for creating the Canteen were John Garfield and Bette Davis.   Marlene Dietrich, Bob Hope and Bette Davis standing in front of the Hollywood Hall of […]


Brown Derby’s Hamburgers De Luxe

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Recipe for the Brown Derby's Hamburgers De Luxe, circa 1942.

Recipe for the Brown Derby’s Hamburgers De Luxe, circa 1942. Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef 1 egg, beaten 1 cup condensed chicken soup, strained 1/2 teaspoon English mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon melted butter Directions: Mix ground beef, egg and chicken broth. Add the seasoning and […]