Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Chaplin on Formosa
While out shooting photos on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood, I stumbled upon this very cute historic quartet of tudor cottages.
Reading the for sale sign, I noticed that these 1923 Storybook Bungalows claimed silent movie comedian Charlie Chaplin as the builder.
Some online articles claim the connection is dubious, but it's not surprising since Chaplin's Tudor-style movie studio still remains nearby (currently the home to the Muppets).
Is it all true? Who knows. I do know that at night they certainly look magical.
Hoping to get a better gander at this piece of history in the near future. Anyone have a spare $2.5 million?
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