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Tomatoes- Visiting (1203)

Huell attends the Tomato Festival at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market 2004

Blue Skies-Palm Springs Week (30)

Walk back in time as we visit this intact 1950s trailer park started by Bing Crosby and Jack Benny. 2002

Pig’n Whistle- Visiting (909)

Right next to the old Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd., this classic diner has been restored to its former glory. Huell is joined by the new owner, members from the LA Conservancy, Hollywood Heritage, as well as a few old timers – who remember it from way back when. Hollywood really is making a comeback.  Continue Reading »

Stan Betz- Visiting (905)

Have you ever wondered what happens to the countless cars that have been driven over cliffs, crushed, crashed and blown up in thousands of movies? Most of those cars were miniature cars that were built for the movies and believe it or not, there is a man who has a huge collection of these “movie”  Continue Reading »

Petersen Automotive Museum- Visiting (919)

Rock & Roll and cars have always gone hand in hand. Join Huell as he gets a behind the scenes tour of the Peterson Automotive Museums new exhibit Cars & Guitars of Rock ‘N Roll, which showcases some stunning cars owned by famous rock and rollers. Billy Gibbons from the band ZZ Top shows Huell  Continue Reading »

Little Hollywood Cars- California’s Gold (3005)

When do you think the economy car hit the American market? Most people would say the ’70s or maybe the ’60s, but you might be surprised to know that in 1930, the American Austin car company premiered a miniature car that could get 40 miles to the gallon. The cars were not a huge success with the  Continue Reading »

Shrine Auditorium- Visiting (809)

Join Huell as he gets a guided tour of the world famous Shrine Auditorium, home of many Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy Awards shows. From early Shriner history, to the glorious 1926 four ton, 20 ft. diameter chandelier which features more than 500 red, white, blue, and amber lights (that’s over 48,000 watts). To the 1926  Continue Reading »

Egyptian Theater- Visiting (712)

What a difference three years makes. This great old Hollywood theater is back, and better than ever. The American Cinematheque has restored this theater to a state of the art venue, while saving the historic beauty of Hollywood’s first movie palace.  1999

“NYPD Blue”- Visiting (708)

Huell takes a look behind the scenes at the popular TV show NYPD BLUE, where he learns how they make a Los Angeles TV studio look and feel like a real New York police precinct. Huell speaks with to the Production Designer, and as a special treat, everyone’s favorite, Dennis Franz (aka Sipowicz).  1999

Statues- Visiting (522)

Huell takes a tour of some of the oldest, quirkiest, most loved, and hated statues in Los Angeles. Join us and learn about some of our most overlooked treasures.  1997