The city of Los Angeles, late 1940s. A place of glamour, fame, and wealth, but also where crime, vice, and corruption are rife. Film noir and neo noir movies such as Sunset Boulevard, L.A. Confidential and Double Indemnity help to set stark contrasts.
However, here is some old stock footage that was shot in color and still holds up very well. It is rare to see Los Angeles being presented outside its black and white trademark from this period and I for one is struck in awe to see this wonderful city in color.