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Hollywood Trains & Trolleys - presented by Marc Wanamaker

Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. - at New Life Church of the Nazarene.

Few people know as much about the history of Hollywood as our February speaker. The movie industry always had a fascination with the excitement evoked by moving objects, whether horses, trains, or automobiles. We are extremely pleased Marc Wanamaker will be speaking to us on this interesting niche of Hollywood history.

Marc Wanamaker/Bison Archives

Marc Wanamaker is a native of Los Angeles. He has taught at UCLA on the history of the Motion Picture Industry and has lectured internationally on film history. He created Bison Archives, one of the most important and respected photographic collections in the world.

Marc Wanamaker/Bison Archives

He helped found several historical organizations in the Los Angeles area including Hollywood Heritage and the Hollywood Heritage Museum. Marc has been a historical research consultant and technical advisor for many films and museums, including the LA County Museum, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Getty Research Institute and the LA City and County Library systems.

Marc has authored or contributed to over forty books related to film history. Titles include:

Star Profiles (1984)

Reel Women (1991)

Hollywood Past and Present (2002)

Early Hollywood (2007)

Theatres in Los Angeles (2008)

Early Warner Bros. Studios (2010)

Location Filming in Los Angeles (2010)

Griffith Park (2011)

San Fernando Valley (2011)

Movie Studios of Culver City (2011)

Early Paramount Studios (2013)

Early Poverty Row Studios (2014)

Max Factor and Hollywood (2017)

Paramount City of Dreams (2017)

The Founding of Universal Pictures (2018)

Hollywood’s Lost Backlot (2019)

Hollywood Trains and Trolleys (2020)

You can purchase Marc Wanamaker's books here.

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