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Memories Of A Visit To Culver City’s Famous "40-acres" Backlot In 1972
REEL CULVER CITY by Marc Wanamaker AFI REQUESTS DOCUMENTING OF FAMED STUDIO SITE In the summer of 1972 while working at the American Film Institute in Beverly Hills, I was asked by an AFI writer to be the photographer on a field trip to the famous “40 Acres” backlot in Culver City. The writer was…