Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > People > Chit - Chat for Cruisers
Register Forgot Password?

Chit - Chat for Cruisers Open Forum for non-cruise posts. Please refrain from inflammatory rhetoric that could be considered offensive. We reserve the right to edit or delete for any reason.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old March 3rd, 2004, 08:51 PM
Posts: n/a
Default L.A. Maritime Museum

My DH and I visited the L.A. Maritime Mueum in San Pedro, CA where we saw a small temporary exhibit called "Hollywood to Hawaii." The exhibit contained photos, posters, menus, and a 1930's place setting from the old steam ship "Los Angeles," which was owned by the Los Angeles Steam Ship Company. In those days, Hollywood celebrities, politicians, and other notables made the crossing to Hawaii, thus establishing Los Angeles as a major passenger ship port beginning in 1922.

I especially liked the art deco posters and the old photoraphs of Irene Dunne, Johnny Weismuller, Delores Del Rio, and theater heir Lloyd Pantages and his wife, Helen. I urge all Californians and visitors to see this temporary show if you're in the area. It only takes a few minutes to see. You might also be interested in a 1/48 model of the "S.S. Poseidon" used in filming the movie. (I forgot to check if they have a web site.)

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links


lloyd, pantages

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Maritime Superstitions.... Lisa Chit - Chat for Cruisers 10 January 3rd, 2010 11:41 PM
Tickets to Accademia Museum Chris G European & Mediterranean Destinations 1 July 16th, 2004 03:29 PM
Pirate Museum Joyce Shore Excursions 1 March 21st, 2004 08:29 AM
L.A. Maritime Museum cruisinKandJ Chit - Chat for Cruisers 0 March 4th, 2004 09:48 PM
Link for L.A. Maritime Museum cruisingkandJ Chit - Chat for Cruisers 0 March 3rd, 2004 10:30 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:44 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1