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Recreating Culver City: Laurel and Hardy

By November 12, 2008 No Comments

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.


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