Contributor biographical information for Following the comedy trail : a guide to Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film locations / by Leon Smith.


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Once a gang squad coordinator in Watts, Detective Leon Smith, a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, uses his investigative skills off duty to track down vintage movie locations. The_Laurel and Hardy buff has authored two books about movie locations, HOLLYWOOD GOES ON LOCATION and FOLLOWING THE COMEDY TRAIL. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Smith joined the Los Angeles police force in the late 50s.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Motion picture locations -- California -- Los Angeles Region -- Guidebooks.
Los Angeles Region (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.
Laurel, Stan -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Los Angeles Region.
Hardy, Oliver, -- 1892-1957 -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Los Angeles Region.
Our Gang films -- History and criticism.
Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.