Early glimpses of L.A. shown

DOWNEY - Newly-discovered 16mm prints portraying historic views of Los Angeles between 1901-1928 will be displayed at the Thursday meeting of Downey Historical Society.The newly-struck prints will be projected at their original speed of 16 frames per second. Bonus footage will include 1950s and 60s television commercials featuring Southern California, with "a few surprises tossed in the mix." The program begins at 7:30 p.m. inside the John Downey Room at the Barbara J. Riley Community & Senior Center. The public is invited.

********** Published: February 19, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 44