All Orange Again (30 images)
The Vista Theater, 4473 Sunset Boulevard, out east where Hollywood Boulevard begins, needed a new coat of bright orange paint. It was designed by Lewis A. Smith and opened on October 16, 1923, with Baby Peggy in “Tips” along with live vaudeville acts on stage. Six years later it was showing the new talkies and it just kept going. Ed Wood – voted the worst director of all time again and again, mainly for “Plan 9 from Outer Space” in 1956 – had an office in...