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Felix In Hollywood Tour Company

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Address: 1500 Vine Stret, At the fountain/statue in front of the Chase Bank, corner of Sunset & Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called...

At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called Hollywood: a stroll through the first 100 years of Tinseltown” offers the chance to step back into the heady,giddy and glamorous years of Hollywood on the very ground where it all happened. Hollywood historian Philip Mershon combines decades of research with natural storytelling ability in a fascinating and fun 90-minute walking tour.

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Fascinating story of Hollywood

Informative, fascinating and fun! A great 2hrs Spent discovering the origins of Hollywood and the entertainment industry. If you want to know the real history then take spend some... read more

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Hanoi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative, fascinating and fun! A great 2hrs Spent discovering the origins of Hollywood and the entertainment industry. If you want to know the real history then take spend some time with Felix in Hollywood and get the full story... excellent!

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Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic tour with Phillip - an absolute fountain of knowledge for all things Hollywood. From the humble beginnings through today. Philip is a masterful storyteller and makes the tour fun and informative. . Highly recommended.

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Eastern North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I met up with Felix and did a walking tour of the Sunset & Vine area. We learned so much interesting history regarding the area. It was like a walk back in time. Felix is very knowledgable, friendly & humorous.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This walking tour met our needs exactly! If you're looking for a comprehensive, entertaining and engaging tour which covers the origins of Hollywood and its evolution into the epicentre of film, music and radio broadcasting, you can be assured that this tour will leave you satisfied, enriched and curious to undertake further research and investigation. Our small group of 3... More 

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Chicago
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

I would strongly recommend this walking tour. Philip (a.k.a. Felix) does an amazing job of tying together an incredible amount of entertainment history (movies, tv, radio, records) into two hours. While lots of old Hollywood may be torn town, with photos and vivid stories, he recreates over 100 years of history. Throw in the great S. California weather as the... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

....has nothing on Philip's guided tour of the origins of Hollywood. Philip's fervor, his passion and almost reverence for this half mile block of Sunset, is an intellectual experience based on almost Rabbinical study of its history, culture and gossip. Philip's sense of humor, his wit and his ability to embrace his small group of devotees, makes this walking tour... More 

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

I suppose the average five-star rating speaks for itself, but I would like to add to that because this really is an amazing tour. We went on it a couple of weeks ago, having done the appalling Starlines celebrity homes tour earlier that morning. The contrast really couldn't have been any greater - it was like coming up for air... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fantastic tour with Felix - an absolute font of knowledge for all things Hollywood. From the humble beginnings through to modern days, Philip is a masterful storyteller who weaves history into the tour - making the buildings come alive with his indepth knowledge. Highly recommended as part of your LA stay!

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This tour exceeded our expectations. Phillip has a great passion for the stories behind this city and you can tell his knowledge extends well beyond the limits of time spent with him allows. I can highly recommend this tour for anyone even slightly interested in how Hollywood and it's movie, radio, TV and music industries came to be.

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This walking tour was possibly the best thing about our trip to LA (outside of the sunset at Santa Monica). The guide was so knowledgeable it was incredible, we shared a real passion for the history of Hollywood and walked the streets of Sunset Blvd where TV, radio and film grew to be huge industries. The discussions, insights and overall... More 

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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