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21 Vintage Photos of Hollywood: Beautiful Girls, Long-Gone Buildings, Mansions on the Hill and More

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Hollywood has been a catchall term for the sun-drenched, movie-making, high-living life that lured so many to Los Angeles in the early years of the silver screen. And some things really haven't changed when it comes to the notion of "Hollywood"—sexy women, showy events, dimly lit nightclubs, and mansions on the hill.

In the Hollywood, the place, some landmarks endure, like the Hollywood Bowl, while some, like many of the radio and TV facilities around Sunset and Vine, are long gone. We took a little trip back in time through these photos from Hollywood itself going back to the early 1920s to see what's changed.

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