Friday, October 14, 2016
Just in time for Halloween...this October 1987 image of the Chateau Marmont features two charming young gents. From the vintage publicity blurb:
Oct. 25, 1987 — HEARSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR — W. Miller Maurer, left, and Greg Smith pose in front of one of their "Grave Line Tours' feature attractions — the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood, where comedian John Belushi died from a drug overdose in 1982. The two entrepreneurs have taken a rather macabre turn from the basic Hollywood tourist circuit by offering visitors "a lively look at the deathstyles of the rich and famous."
Compare and contrast with this contemporary image; not all that different looking. Hooray for that.
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