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The L.A. Homes Of The Doors

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Here at LMO, we aim to write the most comprehensive articles about the homes of the stars of music and movies. Well, today the subject we'll concentrate our energies on is...

Who Killed Hot Toddy?

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Who Was Hot Toddy? Born in 1906, Thelma Todd was an actress and businesswoman. She appeared in 120 short subject and full-length movies between 1926 and 1935, including the Marx Brothers' Monkey...

The California Homes Of Elizabeth Taylor

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Elizabeth Taylor was an international star and she lived like one. She lived in New York, London, Switzerland, Puerto Vallarta, and of course, California, where she would primarily make her living. This...

Agua Caliente: Hollywood’s Vice Playground (1928-1935)

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When the Agua Caliente Casino and Hotel opened on June 22, 1928, in Tijuana, Mexico it was the perfect place for Hollywood stars to go have some fun. Gambling, liquor, and...

The Death of Carole Lombard: A Hollywood Patriot

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Carole Lombard was a Hollywood legend that would be forever remembered even if she hadn't died tragically in a plane crash scant weeks after the United States entered the Second World...

The California Homes Of Elvis Presley

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The house that Elvis is most closely associated with is of course Graceland. However, he spent a considerable amount of time in California, especially after he got out of the Army....

Schwab’s Pharmacy: Drugstore To The Stars

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Schwab's Pharmacy was a place Hollywood dreams could come true. Hollywood heroes and out of work actors would converge at this Sunset Boulevard drugstore to eat, mingle and possibly be discovered...

The Garden of Allah: Hollywood’s Home For Heathens (1927-1959)

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In the Golden Age of Hollywood, there was a place that became synonymous with booze, sex, drugs, and lavish parties overflowing with decadence. This place, called The Garden of Allah Hotel...

LMO’s Greatest Hollywood Stars of All-Time: THE RESULTS

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Well, here it is the list of the 75 (technically 76 because of a tie) greatest Hollywood stars of all-time as voted by you. We'll cover some basic info on each star...

Old Hollywood Glamour at The Earl Carroll Theatre

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We've done articles about celebrity homes and favorite eateries in past columns so I thought it would be fun to explore a different type of nightlife that the celebrities of yesteryear...