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Matt Weinstock, Jan. 5, 1961

January 5, 2011 |  3:10 pm

  Jan. 5, 1961, Comics  

Jan. 5, 1961: A RECENT ITEM HERE ABOUT the old Hollywoodland sign (now Hollywood) under Mt. Lee evoked childhood memories for Tom Breslin, now in the D.A.'s office, and Tim Keavy, now ranching near Blythe. Tom and Tim were about 12 when they decided to do something about the "H" that the elements had knocked over, making the sign read "ollywoodland." Armed with hammer and spikes, they rode their bikes up the hill only to discover the letters of the real estate sign are about 50 feet high, held in place by telephone poles. [According to The Times clips, the Hollywoodland sign lost the "H" about 1947--lrh].

CONFIDENTIAL TO SICK AT HEART: Beg, plead, threaten or bribe, but get your husband to a doctor before the law steps in.

  Jan. 5, 1961, Weinstock  

  Jan. 5, 1961, Abby