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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Video : Olvera Street El Pueblo Los Angeles in 1937

A 1937's movie pictures of Olvera St. in Los Angeles El Pueblo where Avila Adobe is located. There were mexican shops and nowadays there is always the same effervescence in this marketplace.
Un film de 1937 qui présente la rue Olvera d'El Pueblo à Los Angeles avec la résidence Avila Adobe. On y voit le marché mexicain toujours présent de nos jours :



Avila Adobe 10 E. Olvera St. on a map/ Adobe Avila sur Olvera St. :


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Photos, Avila Adobe in Los Angeles El Pueblo

The Avila Adobe , the oldest house in Los Angeles El Pueblo, built in 1818 by Don Francisco Avila. It is located in Olvera Street. The rooms are restored and furnished in period style.

L'Avila Adobe, la plus ancienne maison de Los Angeles El Pueblo, a été construite en 1818 par Don Francisco Avila et elle se situe sur la rue Olvera. Les chambres sont restaurées et meublées dans le style de l'époque.
Avila Adobe gardenAvila AdobeAvila Adobe roomAvila Adobe garden

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Videos : Los Angeles International Airport LAX

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Video and Tom Bradley International Terminal edited with The Motors' song "Airport" (1978) :


The Motors “Airport” (1978) :


Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Map/Carte :


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Photos : Los Angeles International Airport LAX

Los Angeles International Airport [LAX] Photos :

Los Angeles International Airport shuttleVarig Brasil on Los Angeles International AirportAerial view of Los Angeles

Aerial view of Los Angeles International AirportAerial view of Los Angeles International AirportAmerican Airways on Los Angeles International AirportLos Angeles International AirportChina Airlines on Los Angeles International Airport

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Videos Redondo Beach California

The Patti Smith’s song “Redondo Beach”,with lyrics, from Horses Album (1975) mixed with the Morrissey’s live version (Earls Court in London, 2004) edited with my 2003 Redondo beach’s video and sequences from the Milton Blair’s documentary, about surf, Surfari (1967) -
Un montage avec la chanson de Patti Smith “Redondo Beach”, et les paroles, avec la version live de Morrissey, le documentaire Surfari de Milton Blair’s et mes videos – Redondo Beach est dans la baie de Santa Monica entre Palos Verdes et Hermosa Beach au sud-ouest de Los Angeles, Californie -

Color version - couleur :





Black & White version - noir et blanc :



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Photos : Redondo Beach, California

Some photos of Redondo Beach (beach in santa monica bay between hermosa and palos verdes) ,
Redondo Beach, plage de la région de Los Angeles entre Palos Verdes et Hermosa beach (webcam) :Redondo Beach, CaliforniaRedondo Beach, CaliforniaLifeguard, Redondo Beach, CaliforniaRedondo Beach, Californiasurfers

Redondo Beach Surfers (Surfari, 1967)

Sunday, August 31, 2008

video : Downtown Los Angeles by Night

Downtown Los Angeles by Night film with views from the harbor freeway 110, DWP/John Ferraro Building fountains, US Bank Building (Library Tower), City Hall - edited with FatBoy Slim's Kalifornia mixed with Art of Noise's Opus 4 - Le centre de Los Angeles vu depuis l'autoroute 110, les fontaines illuminées du DWP/John Ferraro Building, l'ancienne Library Tower (tour de la bibliothèque) devenue US Bank Building et l'hôtel de ville de L.A. - monté avec une musique de FatBoy slim mixée avec l'Opus 4 d'Art of Noise) :

4 Photos : Downtown Los Angeles By Night

4 Downtown Los Angeles by night pictures :

Los Angeles City Hall by night

Los Angeles City Hall


Los Angeles US Bank building ex Library Tower by nightUS Bank building (ex Library Tower)


Los Angeles by night view from the Harbor Freeway 110
view from the Harbor Freeway (110)


DWP/John Ferraro Building fountains in Downtown Los Angeles by night
DWP/John Ferraro Building fountains

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Videos : Manhattan Beach, The Beach Boys and Point Break

Downtown Manhattan Beach with traffic jam (yellow cabs) and Point Break trailer (manhattan not in new york but near los angeles).Point Break (1991) is a Kathryn Bigelow's movie pictures with Patrick Swayze “Bodhi”, Keanu Reeves “BI Special Agent John 'Johnny' Utah”, Gary Busey “FBI Agent Angelo Pappas”, Lori Petty "Tyler Ann Endicott"...; I added the famous Beach Boys "surfin' U.S.A." (1963). At the beginning, there is the New York New York (1977 - Martin Scorsese's film) theme overture. Un film de Manhattan Beach avec au début un clin d'oeil à New York New York avec l'intro reprise par Frank Sinatra en 1979, des extraits de la bande-annonce de Point Break et le tube des Beach Boys.




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The Beach Boys' "Surfin' USA" (Live) :


Point Break Trailer :

Photos Manhattan Beach California, traffic jam and surf

Manhatta Beach isn't the new york city beach ! but it is 19 miles southwest of Los Angeles, California. It's a well known place for surf and beach-volley ball, but it's too a place for shopping and there is traffic jam in summer with yellow cabs... like in the other manhattan... (webcams : surfline - watchthewater , history : on wikipedia) Manhattan Beach n'est pas la plage de New York, mais une plage située à 25 km au sud-ouest du centre de Los Angeles, réputée pour ses spots de surf, ses compétitions de beach-volley mais on y trouve aussi des taxis jaunes... et des embouteillage en été.Manhattan Beach, map in the streetManhattan Beach Pier

Manhattan Beach Pier

Manhattan Beach traffic jam


Traffic Jam with Yellow Cabs in Downtown Manhattan Beach

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Surfing the waves (Point Break, 1991 - Kathryn Bigelow, director)

Gary Busey and Keanu Reeves in Point Break movie pictures


Gary Busey and Keanu Reeves surfing in their Los Angeles FBI's Office (Point Break, 1991)

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Video : Hermosa Beach

hermosa beach is a los angeles beach, video with a music from the clash "don't surf" (sandinista, 1980) with the strand, bungalows, cottages... (video d'hermosa beach plage de Los Angeles avec sa promenade, villas, bungalows etc... et une musique des clash) :



hermosa beach map (carte) :


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Photos : Hermosa Beach

Some photos from Hermosa Beach, California (history):street, bungalows, cottages, a beach for surf, beach-volley and his strand (promenade pour marche à pied, cyclistes et skate board) . live webcam (hermosa en direct) :
Hermosa Beach, CaliforniaTaxi in Hermosa BeachHermosa Beach houses

Hermosa Beach housesHermosa Beach strand

Old Photo : Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles

An old photo found on the Los Angeles City Hall website in the "Street Lighting Photo Gallery" section (une ancienne photo de la rue Broadway de Los Angeles trouvée sur le site web de l'hôtel de ville de L.A.) :

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Video : Dragnet and Downtown Los Angeles

To illustrate Downtown Los Angeles, here is a video with Dragnet TV Serie Themes (1950's and 2003) with Jack Webb (Sgt Joe friday) Ed O'Neill (Lt. Joe friday); Music "Danger Ahead" composed by Miklós Rózsa, Walter Schumann and re-arranged by Mike Post (for the Dick Wolf-produced version 2003). Dragnet is edited with my own video (City Hall, Historic Buildings, Broadway street, library tower, music center Walt Disney concert hall - LA Philharmonic home, westin bonaventure hotel) filmed in august 2003.(Pour illustrer Los Angeles Downtown = centre ville,une video tournée par "moi" en août 2003 et montée avec les génériques de la série Dragnet) :



Downtown Los Angeles Map - Carte :

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Photos : Library Tower in Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles :

US Bank Tower ex Library Tower in Downtown Los Angelesview with US Bank Tower ex Library Tower (Bibliothèque) -

US Bank Tower ex Library Tower in Downtown Los Angelesview with Library Tower

Downtown Los Angeles

Photos : Downtown Los Angeles, LA City Hall

Historic Buildings in Los Angeles, California (quelques buildings historique à Los Angeles) :

Historic Building in Downtown Los AngelesHistoric Building in Downtown Los Angeles

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Video : Zuma Beach, Malibu and Baywatch

Video : Baywatch (david hasselhoff, pamela anderson, carmen electra) mixed with filming of malibu road and zuma beach (sheriff, his quad and his command post in a mobile home) - Une video du générique d'alerte à malibu remixé avec des vues de malibu road et zuma beach (la police en quad sur la plage et le poste de police installé dans une caravane)



Où est Zuma Beach, à Malibu - Zuma Beach Location :


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Photos : Zuma Beach and Malibu, California

Photos Zuma Beach, Malibu (webcam live)

Santa Monica Bay, MalibuSanta Monica Bay, Malibu


Malibu Road, CaliforniaMalibu Road, California


Sheriff Command Post, Zuma Beach, MalibuSheriff Command Post, Zuma Beach, Malibu


Sheriff on Quad, Zuma Beach, MalibuSheriff on Quad, Zuma Beach, Malibu

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Video : Palos Verdes Peninsula

Palos Verdes Peninsula video : with Point Vicente, between Santa Monica Bay and San Pedro Bay, South bay Los Angeles, California (film de la péninsule de Palos Verdes et Point Vicente, entre la baie de Santa Monica et la baie de San Pedro, au sud-est de Los Angeles, Californie) musique/musique : Richard Wagner (der walkürenritt, the ride of the valkyries, la chevauchée des walkyries) and/und/et Antonio Vivaldi (Gloriae) :



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Photos : Palos Verdes Peninsula

Views from Palos Verdes and Palos Verdes Peninsula (between San Pedro bay and Santa Monica bay), Los Angeles (south bay), California (péninsule de Palos Verdes entre les baies de San Pedro et de Santa Monica au Sud-Est de Los Angeles, Californie) :

Palos Verdes
Palos Verdes
Santa Monica Bay
Santa Monica Bay view from Palos Verdes Peninsula
Palos Verdes Drive
Palos Verdes Drive

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Video : Griffith Observatory and Rebel Without a Cause

video : Griffith Park & Observatory Los Angeles with "Rebel without a cause" (1955) with James Dean and Natalie Wood, director Nicholas Ray (film "la fureur de vivre") musics : Billy Idol "Rebel Yell" + David Bowie "Rebel, Rebel"



Where is Griffith Observatory in L.A. (carte) :


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Photos : Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles

Griffith Observatory (1935) in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California (observatoire)

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