Recreating Culver City: Laurel and Hardy

Many scenes in the Hal Roach comedies were shot on the streets of Culver City, California.

Designer and pop culture historian Piet Schreuders has created a computer model of Culver City as it looked in the 20’s – and matched-in scenes from Laurel and Hardy comedies that were shot on site, the YouTube movie below is well worth watching:

Thanks go to Jacqueline for emailing us the link.

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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