First Movie Studio
Lincoln Heights is a quiet neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles located far from the glitz and glamour normally associated with Hollywood.
But a resident there thinks the city's first motion picture studio may be located right in her very own neighborhood park.
Could a broken gateway once have been the grand entrance to the beginning of Hollywood history?
The History Detectives travel to California and it's lights, camera, action!
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