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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Los Angeles Prop House Community Says Farewell to Christine Bush Selover at Descanso Gardens Last Sunday

When Dan Selover opened Air Designs in 2000 to be a full time Prop House in Pacoima he convinced his wife Christine to leave Independent Studio Services to handle the accounting for the company. It wouldn’t be very long until their two sons, Blake and Bevan, joined to make the business a family affair. Known […]

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Memorial Day Observance and Prop Houses

We usually do a holiday hour post for prop houses open on the extended weekend holiday. As it turns out pretty much everyone is taking the day off to observe Memorial Day this year. That means we will close up this coming Monday too. We want to extend a reminder to everyone that most shops, […]

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Two of the Largest Prop Houses in San Francisco Auctioning 90% of Inventory

Due to the loss of their lease two major bay area prop houses are auctioning off 90% of their inventories this weekend (May 17-19) and next weekend (May 24-16). Acme Scenery and The Prop House, two scenery and prop companies that have swallowed up much of the set dressing industry in the Greater San Francisco […]

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PSW Expands with New Showroom in Van Nuys

Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings, the Hollywood-centric production hub that owns (among many other entities) the prop house Prop Services West (PSW), recently acquired Paladin Cine Rentals. Along with an even larger lighting and grip operation, they also acquired some new real estate. When I heard that some of that new real estate was going to […]

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A Final ‘Tally Ho’ to Tally Ho Marine Salvage & Decor

Allan started Tally Ho a little over 42 years ago selling used netting for decor. Companies like Aaron Brothers, various fish restaurants and bars would send their interior designers over to Tally Ho to grab fixed up and affordable fishing nets. As is often the case it wasn’t long until the entertainment industry found him […]

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Quaint Vintage American Prop House Closes Up Shop – Old N Country

We are sad to report today that the little shop full of eclectic and unique Middle-America antiques is closing it’s doors. Old N Country, a little shop that opened up in the old[er] Faux Library location on Vose St is selling off everything. And they are selling off everything quickly. Old N Country Prop Shop, […]

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New Year, New Location – Inter Video Makes Their First Move in 6 Years

What’s better than an Inter Video? An Inter Video with a loading dock! After 6 years at their location in Burbank Inter Video, a video sync/computer playback and technical set dressing company, is making a big move over to Valley Blvd. Now you can access their large inventory of all kinds of computers, monitors, televisions […]

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Old N Country – A Blast From the Past

Stop by Old N Country if you want a little blast from the past. It reminds me of an old little prop house called Billy Woolfe. I’m not sure how many of you remember, but Billy Woolfe was located on Beachwood Drive in Hollywood. It would soon be purchased by Chuck and Bill to add […]

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Prop Houses Open This Presidents Day (2018)

Need to know who’s open this coming Presidents Day Monday, February 19, 2018? We’ve called the prop houses so you don’t have to! We have also been practicing juggling. The juggling hasn’t been going quite as well as the calling. It’s harder than it looks! Advanced Liquidators Aero Mock-Ups Air Hollywood Angelus Medical & Optical […]

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