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Old Posted Apr 18, 2015, 2:21 AM
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I recently came across the following screen-grabs in a box of old CDs.












What's that little hut?










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It turns out, the short 2:45 minute video was first posted by sopas_ej way back in 2012. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JO5izL_3Jo

The one and only follow up post was GW's (below).
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post

The video seems to be a compilation of clips from a few years from the late 50s/early 60s....
I noticed the "Wax Seal Co" sign near the beginning, which advertises a genuine Hollywood business...

Los Angeles Times, Dec 1, 1958

...but 1435 N. Highland Avenue is here.


google_earth

So what is the building with the large Wax Seal Co. sign on it's roof?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JO5izL_3Jo

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And then there's this screen-grab from the same video (at 1.56)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JO5izL_3Jo



Some commenters on YouTube think it's a Tucker, (below)


wiki


...while others think it's a 1949 Cadillac Fastback.


wiki

What do you guys think?

You can watch the video for yourself here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JO5izL_3Jo

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Last edited by ethereal_reality; Apr 18, 2015 at 3:01 AM.
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