119. Theme 85 ~Entrance~

Edit 3/18/13 – Gloria Crest is for sale……take a look!

This is one of the entrances to GLORIA CREST, the Englewood  New Jersey estate given to Gloria Swanson in the 1920’s by Joseph Kennedy, while they were having a very public affair. Click HERE & skip to paragraph 12 if you’d rather not read the entire article, for the real story.  Any old movie buffs remember Swanson as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard?”  “Alright Mr. Demille, I’m ready for my close-up.” A classic and likely her most famous role.



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4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I love looking down the wall too, great perspective you chose and the reference to the movie, one of my top ten!

  2. I think he did Julie! That’s got to be the ultimate scam….well, maybe not. Bernie Madoff has that honor.

  3. It’s really an interesting story. So did Kennedy purchase this estate for her with her money? I think your composition is wonderful – seeing that expanse of fence disappearing into the distance gives you a sense of how large this estate is. Must be viewed large, by the way….

  4. Love the perspective here – kinda cool looking down that long wall!

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