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Screen Snapshots No. 2: Looking Down on Hollywood (1946)

This 10-minute entry in Columbia's Screen Snapshots series ( No. 2 in Series No. 26 and Columbia production number 8852) is, according to the narrator, a thorough view of the highlights of ... See full summary »

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This 10-minute entry in Columbia's Screen Snapshots series ( No. 2 in Series No. 26 and Columbia production number 8852) is, according to the narrator, a thorough view of the highlights of Hollywood. These highlights include the CBS and NBC broadcasting studios, the Palladium, Earl Carroll's Chinese Theatre (nee Grauman's), the Griffith Park Observatory and the well-known hotels (Hollywood, the Roosevelt,et al) restaurants and night clubs. It concludes with an aerial view of the crowded Hollywood Park race track. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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3 October 1946 (USA)  »

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A visual overhead tour map.
23 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

This 10-minute entry in Columbia's Screen Snapshots series ( No. 2 in Series No. 26 and Columbia production number 8852) is, according to the narrator, a thorough view of the highlights of Hollywood. These highlights include the CBS and NBC broadcasting studios, the Palladium, Earl Carroll's Chinese Theatre (nee Grauman's), the Griffith Park Observatory and the well-known hotels (Hollywood, the Roosevelt,et al) restaurants and night clubs.

It concludes with an aerial view of the crowded Hollywood Park race track. Hey, at least, it isn't Ken Murray's home movies and doesn't have Little Georgie Jessel tagging along. And Ralph Staub didn't say the horse running dead last at the race track belonged to Bing Crosby.


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