All Classic Video - Aerial View of Los Angeles Coast, Hollywood Blvd. (1930) - HD Footage
Aerial View of Los Angeles Coast, Hollywood Blvd. (1930) - HD Footage
Rare footage from the 1930's of a northbound aerial tour of Venice, Ocean Park and Santa Monica, California piers. Clip begins on a stretch of Venice Beach between 17th Street and North Venice Blvd. Sunset Pier seen on the right, Venice Pier on left. Shot widens to reveal the Some Kick roller coaster at Venice Pier's end.
Next are the adjoining Ocean Park and Lick Piers, Chute the Chutes thrill ride seen at the piers' end, Bon Ton Ballroom at right. Third is Santa Monica Pier, La Monica Ballroom at its end. Footage was shot after Venice's canals were filled in in 1928, before the Venice Post Office was constructed in 1939.
Footage then cuts to a Los Angeles city street and an overview of Hollywood Boulevard.