Christie Comedy Studio Construction July 8, 1932
THE dressing rooms that housed the first actors who ever made pictures in the now famous Hollywood section of Los . Angeles are coming down. As part of the house cleaning and studio building pro-( pro-( pro-( gram being carried on at the Christie Studio in preparation for the elaborate production program for Christie Comedies , under the new 1922-1923 1922-1923 1922-1923 arrangement with Educational, the dressing rooms along Gower Street are being razed to make room for scene docks and another covered stage. These historic buildings were once part of a roadhouse and were transformed into dressing rooms in 1911 for such actors as the late Harold Lockwood and Russell Bassett and for Dorothy Davenport, Eugenie Forde, Victoria Forde and Jack Conway. All were members of the Nestor Company, which, under Al Christie's management, management, filmed the first pictures in Hollywood. Hollywood.