Eve Southern (1898-1972) was a minor silent film star, who was occasionally referred to as “Hollywood’s Mystic” because of her obsession with the occult. Here is newspaper columnist Alice L. Tildesley’s retelling of an Eve Southern ghost story from 1929: Eve Southern, known to Hollywood as an eerie young creature, tells of a spine-chilling manifestation. It […]
“You have to remember, I’m like a cat with nine lives. When I was under contract to RKO, I was 13 years old. And I did Stage Door with Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers and I danced with Ginger Rogers. And I was a dancer. I was hired for my dancing. Then I did six […]
Haunted: The Warner-Pacific Theatre building – 6433 Hollywood Blvd. On May 30, 1925, the Los Angeles Times announced that Warner Bros. Studios purchased a plot of land at the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Wilcox Ave. to build its first California movie palace. The projected cost of the new theater building was $1,250,000, and would boast a four story […]
Newsflash from the Past: BOY SCOUTS SURVIVE HAUNTED HOUSE VISIT CANOGA PARK (Feb. 11, 1963) — There were strange noises in the haunted house but they weren’t caused by any supernatural being. So reported three Boy Scouts who tested their courage over the weekend by spending an entire night in a deserted house on the […]
Ye Arch Beach Tavern was originally built as a hotel in 1915. Today, it is a haunted rental property. Address: 2180 Catalina, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651. Here are a couple of articles written about it. October 10, 2011 A Laguna Beach ghost story By David Hansen, Special to the Los Angeles Times Residents of the […]
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A People of Mystery – Are They Remnants of a Lost Race? DO THEY POSSESS A FABULOUS GOLD TREASURE? by Edward Lancer THE LOS ANGLES TIMES, May 22, 1932—When I boarded the Shasta Limited, bound for Portland on a relatively unimportant mission, I did not dream that on this journey I was to make an […]