The First National Bank Building (Hollywood First National Bank) – 6777 Hollywood Boulevard – built in 1927 and until 1932 the tallest building in Los Angeles. It was designed by the architectural firm Meyer and Holler and was one of the Metropolis backdrops for the Superman television series. And as for the heroic style of this, think about 1927 – March 13 – Fritz Lang's Metropolis debuts in Germany – May 11 – the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is founded – May 21 – Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris – October 4 – carving begins on Mount Rushmore – October 6 – The Jazz Singer opens – November 12 – Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Stalin in charge, and the same day the Holland Tunnel opens. This is from that world.
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.