By Admin -
The Hollywood Archive and PictureLux Agency is starting the new year in its new facilities right across the street from Sony Pictures in downtown Culver City, California - in part due to Culver City's long history in Motion Picture and TV production.
Although unaffiliated with Sony, with this move adjacent to the Sony Pictures Complex, The Hollywood Archive and PictureLux gains an office presence that reflects our strong Culver City - Entertainment Industry ties and accommodates our future growth plans.
Since the 1920s, Culver City has been a significant center for motion picture and later television production, best known as the home of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. It was also the headquarters for the Hughes Aircraft Company from 1932 to 1985. National Public Radio West and Sony Pictures Entertainment now have headquarters in the city. The NFL Network studio is also based in Culver City.
Hundreds of movies have been produced on the lots of Culver City's studios: Sony Pictures Studios (originally MGM Studios), Culver Studios, and the former Hal Roach Studios. These include The Wizard of Oz, The Thin Man, Gone with the Wind, Rebecca, the Tarzan series, and the original King Kong. More recent films made in Culver City include Grease, Raging Bull, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, City Slickers, Air Force One, Wag the Dog, and Contact. Television shows made on Culver City sets have included Las Vegas, Gunsmoke, Cougar Town, Mad About You, Lassie, Hogan's Heroes, Batman, The Green Hornet, Arrested Development, The Andy Griffith Show, Gomer Pyle, Jeopardy!, The Nanny, MasterChef, the syndicated version of Wheel of Fortune and Tosh. O. The TV series The Green Hornet featured Bruce Lee as Kato, who also resided in Culver City during the Series' production. John Travolta's "Stranded at the Drive-In" sequence in Grease was filmed at the Studio Drive-In on the corner of Jefferson and Sepulveda. It served as a set for many other films, including Pee-wee's Big Adventure.
The Hollywood Archive specializes in celebrity, entertainment and historical stock photography. PictureLux Agency is an independently owned celebrity and entertainment photo agency specializing in the licensing of digital photography of Celebrities.
10220 Culver Blvd. #205 A
Culver City, CA 90232