The fabulous Robbie Cress over at the Dear Old Hollywood blog revisits the actual locations featured in the Judy Garland version of “A Star is Born. “
What a treat to look upon ’50s era Los Angeles with new eyes, treating the background landscape as the main attraction.
Did you know that the Jack in the Box at Cahuenga and Sunset was once a big deal drive-in with car hops and everything, called Roberts Drive-In? It’s where Norman Maine finally tracks down Esther Blodgett.
Kinda weird and cool that the drive-in was replaced by a drive-tru, but sad that Jack in the Box was too inflexible to reference its predecessor in design or ornamentation.