When Hollywood Was Young (40 images)

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It was a different time – the Hollywood Athletic Club on Sunset Boulevard, founded in 1924 by Charlie Chaplin, Cecil B. DeMille and Rudolph Valentino – a private men's club for stars like Errol Flynn and Clark Gable. Dick Powell brought the corpse of John Barrymore there for "one last drink" and John Wayne used to toss billiard balls from the roof at passing cars down below. For those who weren't stars, one block north, the Hollywood YMCA, 1923, from the architect Paul...
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