Monday, December 23, 2013

That Time of Year...

As everyone is running around this time of year, thought I would wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Great New Year! With that, here's how they celebrated in Hollywood back in the forty's. It does seem as though back in those days, there was more time and money available  to decorate the streets....Can you just imagine cruising in the back seat of your parents car, taking in all the lights with wide open eyes.

Enjoy these photos and thanks for staying tuned into the blog! -John

Hollywood Blvd Christmas decorations, 1945

View of the Santa Claus Lane parade looking west on Hollywood Boulevard at Las Palmas. Thousands of spectators are shown on Hollywood Boulevard as they watched a section of the parade pass before them. Photo dated: November 24, 1945.

And how the stored them during the year. The two boys seem to be wishing Christmas would never end. Photographer unknown.

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  1. Thanks for all your images John ! Have a Merry Christmas to you and Monique and your family ~ May you have a richly blessed Holidays !

    1. Thanks Don! The same to you guys! And stay safe!