Special Effects Unlimited – Completed Move to the Valley

Moving can be a pain but when that move puts you closer to “the action” it’s not a bad thing. Special Effects Unlimited has moved from their location “in the heart of Hollywood” into convenient Sun Valley to continue practicing the art of physical effects since 1962.. They are just as ready to blow you […]

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IDF Studio Scenery Relocation After Fire

After a fire at IDF Studio Scenery burned down their building on Lankershim late Friday night, November 1st, our first thoughts after hearing everyone was safe. Once we were assured people were not harmed our thoughts immediately led to wonder where they would move. According to Jane and Michael, they are still open and available […]

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December Prop House Holiday Schedule – 2019

It may be the season to be jolly, but for some it’s a time to be both jolly and on time to work. As the upcoming holidays land on some inconvenient days it’s helpful to know what prop houses are open to get through your next shoot. We’ve called up most of the big guys […]

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We Will Always Have Paris – Galerie Sommerlath French 50s 60s to Close

Galerie Sommerlath, the boutique furniture, decor, art et al shop owned by “French-born and Moroccan-raised” Michele Sommerlath has announced they will be closing by the end of the year. “I’ve been fortunate enough to have dedicated my life to curating beautiful things for my clients’ beautiful spaces.” She wrote in a press release. “Sadly, nothing […]

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Modern Props Auction – Prop House De-Acquisition Sale

Sometimes props just start to gather dust and it’s time to send them off to a new home. Modern Props, a large prop house that fits snugly between the 210 and the 118, will be auctioning off around 2,000 items in a couple of weeks. They have always had quite an eclectic inventory so it […]

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Debbies Book Digest – Scenic Expressions

We spoke with Mark & Robert Larinto, the managing partners of 4 separate set construction and storage companies; Scenic Expressions, Centerline Scenery, Scenic Highlights, and Upstate Rentals. In our series Debbies Book Digest we ask a few simple questions of some of the businesses working in the film, television and event industries about their background, […]

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Dapper Cadaver Yard Sale

Have you ever found yourself in a bind because you don’t have a rubber baseball bat, an engraved voodoo skull, a dragon skull, a decorative bird cage, a dead chupacabra, and some clinical supplies including but not limited to an embalming station and inexplicably need them? Well shoot you are in luck because Dapper Cadaver, […]

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2019 Labor Day Holiday Hours

It’s that time again where we call up everyone to see who’s open this coming holiday Monday and we have some exciting news! Pretty much everyone is on vacation and you should be too! We are happy to say that the Debbies Book office will be closed on Monday but back in the swing of […]

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McGinty’s Gallery at the End of the World Major Sale

The estate sale company McGinty’s is selling off a big chunk of their inventory and we all get to benefit from that. The sale begins today (August 8th) but continues through Saturday August 10th, increasing from 30% off on Friday to 60% off on Saturday. Their inventory is a revolving door of interesting smalls, all […]

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Finding Myth & Meaning in Our Personal Stories – Enchanted Studio Props Hosts Talk by Artist Sarah Stone

How does one navigate a dream’s symbolism and personal, internal mythologies? Artist Sarah Stone will address these questions and more this coming July 31st at Enchanted Studio Props alongside their always growing and commendably variable art collection for rent to the film and television industries. In her talk, Sarah will discuss the intuitive imagination that […]

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