Recent News & Blog Posts

The Costume House Costume Sale

Wed, 07 Oct 2015
Now that we are finally in the month of October many of us are trying to figure out what to wear for Halloween. Many more of us are just shopping for costumes for the year too of course, but I … Continue reading

International Printing Museum – Antique Printing Machinery Galore

Thu, 17 Sep 2015
With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, it can be easy to forget how things were done back in the day. When it comes to printing, fortunately there is a place that allows you to explore the history of … Continue reading

Christiansen Amusements – Carnival Games & Rides

Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Rushing down a super slide, soaring above it all in a Ferris wheel, or trying your luck at tossing a ring on a bottle or a ping-pong ball in a bowl to win a goldfish. If you have ever been … Continue reading

Sterndahl Enterprises, Inc – Practical Equipment Rentals & Props for Construction and Beyond

Tue, 15 Sep 2015
No street or highway scene is quite complete without the items you see in your everyday travels. Signs, barricades, K-rails, cones, work trucks and traffic barrels are just a few of the items that the folks at Sterndahl Enterprises has … Continue reading

[Video] The Importance of Even the Simplest of Props

Thu, 10 Sep 2015
My good friend Tim Hogan over at PCPA shared a video with me that I thought others may appreciate. From a new Youtube channel, Picture’s Up, comes a video essay about the importance of props for more than just painting … Continue reading

Jules Sylvester’s Reptile Rentals – Scale Up Your Next Production

Thu, 10 Sep 2015
If your scene calls for numerous snakes slithering about, or perhaps a room full of creepy spiders, Jules Sylvester’s Reptile Rentals has what you need. For over 30 years, they have been a “go to” company for performing reptiles, specializing … Continue reading

ZG04 Decor – They’ve Moved and It’s a Good Thing

Wed, 09 Sep 2015
Klaus and his team at ZG04 DECOR, including the ever present Saul, have been working hard over the last month to get everything up and running at their new location. The new space is a major upgrade: A 115,000 sq … Continue reading

Labor Day Weekend – 2015

Fri, 04 Sep 2015
As are many others the Debbies Book staff will be taking the Monday off. Don’t worry and don’t fret, however. If you still need to find something the gremlins that run our online search will still be hard at work … Continue reading

L. A. Circus – A Circus Resource for Everything but the Audience

Fri, 04 Sep 2015
If you are looking for all things circus for your next film, commercial, or other event, then you are looking for L.A. Circus. Wagons, tents, banners, clown outfits and carousel horses are just a sampling of the items they have … Continue reading

CBS Graphics – Graphics Design, Printing, Hand Props and Beyond!

Thu, 03 Sep 2015
“We Love Work”… and when you browse through the list of services their graphic design and print production facility provides, it’s clear that the folks at CBS Graphics stand by that phrase. That is also why it’s no surprise that … Continue reading

The ReUse People – (or How to Save Money on Materials)

Wed, 02 Sep 2015
If you have ever wondered what happens to building materials that can be reused when a new construction project is underway, we have an answer for you. The ReUse People (aptly named) work to keep reusable materials out of landfills … Continue reading

20th Century Props Grand Re-Opening After 6 Years Underground

Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Harvey Schwartz has returned to the prop house business and officially opened 20th Century Props’ doors yesterday evening with wine, savory baked goods and a chance to see what has returned. As is to be expected from the rattan wizard, … Continue reading