2221 N. Observatory Avenue 90027
2221 N. Observatory Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
American Colonial Revival
Victor Milner was an American cinematographer who was nominated for 10 cinematography Academy Awards, winning once for Cleopatra in 1934. Milner worked on more than 130 films, including dramas (Broken Lullaby), comedies (Unfaithfully Yours), film noir (Dark City), and Westerns (The Furies). Milner began his career in the film industry as a lab assistant at the age of 15. He then worked as a projectionist and a newsreel cameraman until 1914 when he became a full-time cinematographer. Later he became known for the epic look he lent to Cecil B. DeMille film productions. Milner was a founding member of the American Society of Cinematographers and president of the ASC from 1937 to 1939. (Wikipedia 2016)
Residence of Mrs. Victor Milner, treasurer, Los Feliz Woman’s Club, 1934. (Source: Club roster)
2221 Observatory Avenue (Value: $13,000): 1) Victor Milner, owner and head of household; 37 year old white married male; married at age 23; born in New York; father born in England, mother in Europe; a photographer in the motion picture industry. 2) Margarethe Milner, wife; 35 year old white married female; married at age 20; born in Germany; parents born in Germany; speaks German; to US in 1896, a naturalized citizen; not working. 3) Victor Milner, Jr., son; 11 year old white male; in school; born in California.
2221 Observatory Avenue (Value $12,000): 1) Victor Milner, head of household; white married male 41 years of age; born in New York; director in motion pictures; earns more than $5,000. 2) Marguerite Milner, wife; white married female 39 years of age; born in Germany; not working. 3) Victor Milner, son; white single male 21 years of age; born in California; in school.
Type: American Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 1914 sqft
Lot Size: 7000 sqft
Year Built: 1920