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Felix In Hollywood Tour Company

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Address: 1500 Vine Stret, At the fountain/statue in front of the Chase Bank, corner of Sunset & Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: +1 323-363-4668
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At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called...

At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called Hollywood: a stroll through the first 100 years of Tinseltown” offers the chance to step back into the heady,giddy and glamorous years of Hollywood on the very ground where it all happened. Hollywood historian Philip Mershon combines decades of research with natural storytelling ability in a fascinating and fun 90-minute walking tour.

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Fun, Facinating and Highly Recommended

This was a delightful walking tour during which our guide took us on a wondrous, fascinating excursion through the last 150 years, weaving together a remarkable narrative of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a delightful walking tour during which our guide took us on a wondrous, fascinating excursion through the last 150 years, weaving together a remarkable narrative of the dramatic events that shaped Hollywood. There is a lot to it, and it falls together in pieces which are carefully presented in a well researched and uniquely entertaining narrative, rolled out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was fantastic! We were visiting from Florida and didn't want to do one of the tacky bus tours where you never really learn anything new. Philip was a terrific guide and you could tell that he lived in the area a long time and got to know long-term residents which is the only way he could know all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I have done most if not all of the Hollywood tours, and for me, this one is the best. The tour comprises Philip, armed with a book of old photos, bringing to life the yester-year of a few blocks in central Hollywood. The blocks are unassuming now but are so rich in Hollywood history it is almost unbelieveable. Philip has... More 

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FelixInHollywood, Owner at Felix In Hollywood Tour Company, responded to this review

Thank you my friend! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I've been doing the tourist trail for a couple of days. Studio tour (Warner Bros) , 5 hour bus tour of Hollywood & LA etc - All good - but completely missing the amazing grounding and perspective that Philip imparts on this walking tour of no more than a half mile out then back from the meeting point. The breath... More 

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FelixInHollywood, Owner at Felix In Hollywood Tour Company, responded to this review

Thanks Paul, this means the world to me! More 

Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

In just a few blocks you relive 60 yrs of Hollywood history from Radio to Music to TV to Motion Pictures! A must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We wanted a tour that focused on history, a sense of place and some good story telling. Felix delivered all of these in spades! His vivid stories brought those buildings to life and put them in a perspective that we could not have gotten anywhere else. Hollywood is a Mecca for entertainers and Felix can claim a spot with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We sure enjoyed our afternoon tour with Philip ... and yes, that even includes a somewhat reluctant seventeen year old who proclaimed it as "very cool" immediately afterward. The tour was an easy walk, in an area jammed with the kind of stories and multi-media history you wouldn't otherwise be aware of at first or even second glance. The information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

My husband and I are 3rd generation native Angelenos and we enjoyed this in depth tour very much. You will be walking down a busy LA street so prepare accordingly (comfy shoes, sunscreen, etc.) but you won't actually be going terribly far. It's amazing how much history is packed in just a few blocks. I'm not a big movie industry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared for an in depth look at how the Hollywood movie and radio studios started. You will be walking on ground zero. The tour is a classroom study, so you will listen to the guide for about 90 minutes as you walk ground zero, and then you ask your questions at the end. I found this as a drawback.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

This was a wonderful tour! So many interesting stories for us to take home! You're going to love hanging out with Felix and learning about the history of Hollywood. The guide is very engaging and is truly passionate about the history. We had a fantastic time and highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Hollywood.

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