Silent Film Stars

Tom Mix – photos and quotes

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Tom Mix (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“You know, the more money a cowboy has, the bigger his hat. Mexicans, too. They think nothing of spending $5,000 for a suit. I’ve seen Mexicans wearing $20 gold pieces on the heels of their shoes. Cowboys, of course, don’t go in for that. You may not believe it, but the best dressed cowboys come […]

Silent Film Stars

G.M. “Broncho Billy” Anderson

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Broncho Billy Anderson (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’ve always been something of a Lone Ranger.” — G.M. “Broncho Billy” Anderson Source: Bob Thomas (1958)     “When I decided to start making western pictures…I went out to a ranch at Amarillo, Texas, and learned how to ride.” — G.M. “Broncho Billy” Anderson Source: Robbin Coons (1944) Image: 1914    

1910s

Somewhere in Los Angeles – Photos (1910-1919)

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female mail carrier

Somewhere in Los Angeles: Random photos taken in and around the city in the 1910s. Above photo: This female mail carrier must have broken a lot of hearts along her postal route. She’s beautiful! Photo taken in the 1910s.   Two musicians, circa 1910.   Four ladies showing off their badges somewhere in the Los Angeles […]

Celebrity Portraits

Clint Eastwood – photos and quotes

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Clint Eastwood Magnum Force

“All guns should be registered. I don’t think legitimate gun owners would mind that kind of legislation. Right now the furor against a gun law is by gun owners who are overreacting. They worry that all guns are going to be recalled. It’s impossible to take guns out of circulation, and that’s why firearms should […]

Celebrity Portraits

Gary Cooper – photos and quotes

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"I've learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it....I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I'll never go back to that. There's too much routine, and I've learned to live on excitement." -- Gary Cooper (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’ve learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it….I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I’ll never go back to that. There’s too much routine, and I’ve learned to live on excitement.” — Gary Cooper Source: Edward Churchill (1931)   Cooper at two years old.   “I know that […]