The Bradbury Mansion in Los Angeles, CA - Occupied for years by various film companies and onetime home to Hal Roach’s Rollin Film Company.  It was so drafty that Harold Lloyd dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.  c. 1927   (Sadly, it was demolished in 1929.)

The Bradbury Mansion in Los Angeles, CA - Occupied for years by various film companies and onetime home to Hal Roach’s Rollin Film Company.  It was so drafty that Harold Lloyd dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.  c. 1927   (Sadly, it was demolished in 1929.)

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The Rolin Film Company, founded by Hal Roach in the Bradbury Mansion at the corner of Court Street and Hill Street in Los Angeles - 1915
Harold Lloyd started his climb to fame at this studio.  It was so drafty, that he dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.

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The Rolin Film Company, founded by Hal Roach in the Bradbury Mansion at the corner of Court Street and Hill Street in Los Angeles - 1915

Harold Lloyd started his climb to fame at this studio.  It was so drafty, that he dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.

The Bradbury Mansion in Los Angeles, CA - Occupied for years by various film companies and onetime home to Hal Roach’s Rollin Film Company.  It was so drafty that Harold Lloyd dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.  c. 1927

The Bradbury Mansion in Los Angeles, CA - Occupied for years by various film companies and onetime home to Hal Roach’s Rollin Film Company.  It was so drafty that Harold Lloyd dubbed it “Pneumonia Hall”.  c. 1927