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Drink Before You Act

a ‘Vesuvius’ cocktail on the bar of the Zebra Room at the Town House Hotel in Los Angeles, California, 1946. The Vesuvius contains grenadine, creme de menthe, Cointreau, Southern Comfort, topped off with lemon rind soaked in rum and dipped in sugar, and set on fire. photo by Walter Sanders/The LIFE Picture Collection

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The Dog Days of Tires

dog team, Frank T Price Tires, Los Angeles, 1933

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Serving Time & Food!

The Jail Café, located at 4212 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. A ‘jailer’ watches from a guard tower on the roof.  Below the tower, a sign reads: ‘Dancing. Famous for their $1.25 dinners. Steak. Chicken. Lobster. Open from 5pm on. No cover charge.‘ Note the caricature faces peeking from behind the barred windows.  Inside – a ‘convict’ takes the customers’ order.  top photo dated – August 16, 1927

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Old Hollywood’s Best Theme Restaurants Specialized in Abductions and Dungeons

Inside the Wild World of L.A.’s Early Theme Restaurants

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1989ever

the greatest collection of random late 80s actors ever!!!

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The 61st Annual Academy Awards Rehearsals for the ‘Break-Out Super Stars of Tomorrow’ Musical Number on March 20, 1989 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.  photos by Ron Galella

top row – Patrick Dempsey, Carrie Hamilton, Chad Lowe, Corey Parker and Tracy Nelson

center Row –  Blair Underwood, Joely Fisher, Holly Robinson, Ricki Lake, Patrick O’Neal and Melora Hardin

front row – Keith Coogan, Savion Glover and Tricia Leigh Fisher

Oscar’s strange showstopper

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