To the Promissory Land: II

Ferguson, Otis
August 1941
New Republic;8/4/41, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p150
Presents observations on the life in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Chaos caused by high speed vehicles and red lights; High rent of rooms in Los Angeles; Lack of good restaurants and food; Comparison of Hollywood's markets with central open-air markets of tropical cities; Organized rackets of the film industry including competition, injustice, academic lethargy and crass commercialism; Information on luxury in Hollywood but little time to enjoy; Hours of labor put in the motion picture industry; Tendency of children to learn fast in Hollywood.


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