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Unique 1927 home is now available for still photo shoots and small video shoots (fewer than 20 people -- see variable fee structure below). The entire ground floor interior and exterior are available. The house was built by silent film star Mae Marsh ("Birth of a Nation, "Intolerance," etc.) for her family. Over the course of 50 years, beginning in 1968, the legendary artisan George Ehling transformed the originally Spanish revival-style home into an eclectic mosaic masterpiece incorporating Moorish, Moghul, and Romanesque motifs. Areas available for shooting (see photographs) include the great/living room, the grand entry hall and staircase, the master bedroom, the dining room furnished with a large refectory table, the kitchen, and various outdoor areas including a magnificent Roman bathhouse with a ceiling approximately 25 feet high. A guest room and bathroom are available for a dressing area. An outdoor holding area is available for the crew behind the house. The views to the north and east are panoramic, and include the Hollywood Sign, the Barham Pass, and Universal Studios Hollywood. The house is located on Woodrow Wilson Drive, not far from Cahuenga Blvd. Parking for one truck (up to a 27-foot cube van) is available in front of the garage. Other parking must be arranged off-site. Typically, a production will shuttle their crew and talent from a nearby lot, but it is also possible to carpool. If only one to three cars are involved, dispersed street parking can often be located. FEE STRUCTURE: $200/hour up to 6 people (all crew and talent) $250/hour for 7 to 13 people $300/hour for 14 to 20 people The 6-hour minimum applies to any size group, with a maximum of 12 hours.
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Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Michael Y. booked a photoshoot for 6 people
Wonderful location! So much history and beauty. Great natural light and so many great shot opportunities. A+++ would highly recommend. Ivenia is amazing also very friendly and easy to work with!
Casey S. booked a video shoot for 20 people
Otto and Ivy are the best. Very nice. Very accommodating. The space is fantastic and looks great on camera. Would 100% come back.
Jessie I. booked a photoshoot for 12 people
This space was great, we used it for a photoshoot and there was plenty of space for all of us to work. I feel that the space is even more grand in person but just as magical in images. Hostess was fantastic, open and incredibly easy to work with.
Tina G. booked a video shoot for 4 people
Gorgeous, beautiful space and Ivenia and Otto were very responsive and easy to work with. We shot a music video with a skeleton crew and took photos as well- so many amazing spots. Thank you!