Having Gone Dark (40 images)
Hollywood was bright in the thirties. The studios had just added sound to their movies. There was witty dialog, and singing and dancing too, and everyone was getting rich. Luxury apartment buildings were popping up everywhere, to house the new stars – Spanish Revival flights of fancy, and Italianate fantasies, and finally eye-popping Art Deco edifices – the offices where deals were made. Most of that is still here – but it's all gone dark now. Hollywood is now a dark place....