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A Silents Tribute

The original history of film studios in Los Angeles has been a topic of interest for me since my role in opening the Edendale Grill restaurant. To give the Oscars a local spin, Patch.com editor Anthea Raymond asked me to pen a blog focusing just on the elements of the Academy Awards which connected them to the original Edendale studios (many of which pre-dated the studios in neighboring Hollywood).

Here it is:

The Edendale Grill: Marketing and PR Kit

Over my career, I have produced several press releases, marketing kits and publicity bios for various companies. I will post them here as time allows, but for the moment, the best example of this work is the marketing kit I created for the restaurant I helped open with me (now ex-) wife, The Edendale Grill in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, 2002.

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Click the image above to download the marketing kit PDF.

Views of Edendale Grill taken by E. C. Gladstone

Views of Edendale Grill taken by E. C. Gladstone

Click the image above to download the original Edendale Grill Menu (Also written by me). Note the inclusion of Red Velvet Cake before it became a national trend…Oysters Rockafeller…and handcrafted Prohibition-era cocktails.

Charlie Chaplin in his first film, Edendale, 1914

Charlie Chaplin in his first film, Edendale, 1914

Click above to download my History of Edendale and details of the original historic photo display that I curated.

And click here for a related Edendale history post on Patch.com/EchoPark