Category Archives: Hollywood

Classic Noir

April – shot through a vintage Rolleiflex f/3.5 In the most general sense, Noir is a cinema term for a genre of film-making that concerns itself with evil, moral corruption, alienation and disillusionment. A classic Noir film featured women that smoked, … Continue reading

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Hollywood, California

Mt. Lee, looking southeast toward downtown Los Angeles My mom met my dad on the MGM lot in 1945. He was a film editor and she was a Goldwyn Girl. They were married in 1950 and both continued working in … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, B&W negative film, California, color negatives, color transparencies, Hollywood, Hollywood Sign, Kodak Plus-X, Los Angeles, MGM, Mt. Lee, Noir, Panorama | 2 Comments