Cinema: Hollywood Hatchet

Culver City, seven mi. west of Los Angeles' midriff, has for two months clamored for the right to use the name Hollywood. Reasons: 1) Culver City boasts three major, several minor film studios;-2) cinemanufacture and Hollywood are synonymous. Not long ago Hollywood's Chamber of Commerce President O. K. Olesen, indignant, maneuvered through the Los Angeles City Council an ordinance defining Hollywood's boundaries, and Culver City, left definitely outside the fence, sullenly threatened to vote itself the name Hollywood anyhow.

Peace was finally concluded last week, amid typical, more-than-Oriental magnificence. In a gilded coach...

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