Forgotten Stars

Machiko Kyo

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"Even a full geisha, just like your good actress in Hollywood, never stops studying. She always must strive to improve. The most talented geishas in Japan today are in constant demand for performances on stage, radio, television and often in motion pictures." -- Machiko Kyo (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Even a full geisha, just like your good actress in Hollywood, never stops studying. She always must strive to improve. The most talented geishas in Japan today are in constant demand for performances on stage, radio, television and often in motion pictures.” — Machiko Kyo  Source: 1957  

1900s

Los Angeles – Southern California photos – 1900 – 1909

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McKinley visit 1901 Main Street

Above photo: Main Street, looking north from around 6th Street. Photo was taken on May 8, 1901, the day U.S. President William McKinley visited Los Angeles.   The Los Angeles High School football team, circa 1899-1900. According to the Los Angeles Times, the high school occasionally played colleges and universities to fill its season. For instance, […]