Talk:Oscar Apfel
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Talk:Oscar Apfel

I have removed the following from the Lasky section,

"Apfel is often creditied as being one of the first men (along with DeMille) to bring Hollywood, then known as Hollywoodland, to the world stage. Legend has it that the two filmmakers were scouting for a location to shoot The Squaw Man in Flagstaff, Arizona. However, the conspicuously snow-capped mountains contradicted the picture's sweltering western setting. So they climbed aboard a train and headed west. Eventually they found themselves in a sleepy district of Los Angeles named Hollywoodland."

First, it's not referenced. Second, Hollywood dates back to 1880's. ( resource article: Hollywood ). Third, Hollywoodland was only a real estate development, not an established community ( ), and not where "The Squaw Man" was filmed. ( interiors at the Lasky-DeMille barn, S/E corner Selma and Vine, Hollywood, ) And lastly, the unreferenced story about Flagstaff is suspect for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the multiple versions that have been told or published over the years.( A. Scott Berg. Goldwyn, A Biography. Chapter 4, Dramatis Personae.)

This section still need references etc., but I'm done for now. Jonel469 (talk) 00:55, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

Single source

Everything in the article is sourced to The First One Hundred Noted Men and Women of the Screen. That may (or may not) have copyvio issues. So if anyone can add other sourcing that would be most helpful. MarnetteD|Talk 02:21, 17 March 2015 (UTC)

I found a quick source from the NY Times, but agree, there needs to be more! Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 07:55, 17 March 2015 (UTC)

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