Corner of 7th St and Broadway, downtown Los Angeles, May 1942

Corner of 7th St and Broadway, downtown Los Angeles, circa early 1942This Life magazine photo is one of those “slice of regular life” shots that I always enjoy coming across. Here we can see the corner of 7th St and Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles, circa early 1942. The streetcars are running, the women are wearing hats, the sidewalks are packed, those wonderful cars are driving by, and “Woman of the Year” starring Hepburn and Tracy is playing at the Loew’s State theater. Now, if I can just find a way to climb *into* this photo…

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2 Responses to Corner of 7th St and Broadway, downtown Los Angeles, May 1942

  1. David R. Ginsburg says:

    Martin, This is a frame from a photo essay taken by LIFE photographer Bob Landry entitled simply “Streetcar Party, May, 1942”. See: http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/09/13/all-aboard-the-streetcar-party-1942/?fb_comment_id=195485877300399_356335