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Posts Tagged ‘Mel Melcon’

20th Century Props is Going Out of Business – Everything Must Go

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Well film and pop culture dorks, now is your time. You thought it was Comic Con – that was so last week. 20th Century Props in North Hollywood one of the biggest prop houses in town is closing its doors and according to the LA Times, auctioning off everything the have.

Auction is here. LA Times blurb is here.

Photos by Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times

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34735363-14162423.jpgO.J. Simpson back in court: The alleged armed robber was dragged back to Las Vegas from Miami by a bail bondsman who claims Simpson violated terms of his bail. Also, Simpson owes the guy $18,750. So, there’s that.

34752883.jpgCloverfield As Studio Model? We’re hearing nothing but good things about Cloverfield, and we wonder: can a movie that incorporates footage shot by the actors themselves become the new Hollywood model? Would Juno have been any different than if Ellen Page held a camcorder and posted the whole thing on YouTube? Just a question.

34755281.jpgBrad Renfro, Dead At 25: Cause still unknown, but the guy had a drug problem — one that ended up on the front page of the LAT in 2005, when reporter Richard Winton and photog Mel Melcon did an LAPD ride-along the day the actor was busted in a drug sweep on Skid Row.