3839 W. Carnavon Way 90027
3839 W. Carnavon Way 90027 Los Feliz USA
Listed at $2,379,000 in May, 2007. (Source: real estate brochure)
Gus Meins (born in Frankfurt, Germany as Gustave Peter Ludwig Luley) was a German American film director. Meins first became notable as the director of a number of silent short subjects film series, including the Buster Brown comedies of the 1920s. He is best known as senior director of Hal Roach’s Our Gang comedies from 1934 to 1936, and also as director of Laurel and Hardy’s Babes in Toyland. In the summer of 1940, Meins faced prosecution of “morals charges”, having been accused of sex offenses against six youths. He left home on the night of Thursday, August 1 telling his son, Douglas: “You probably won’t see me again.” Meins was found dead in his car on August 4, reportedly having committed suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide days earlier. (Wikipedia 2016)
Lawrence B. Clapp, architect.
3839 Carnavon Way (Value $15,000): 1) Gus Mines, head of household; white married male
47 years of age; born in Germany; motion picture director at Republic Studios. 2) Mary D.
Mines, wife; white married female 40 years of age; born in Indiana; not working. 3) Douglas L.
Mines, son; white single male 22 years of age; born in California; actor, free lance.
Type: Minimal Traditional Sold
Area: 2,959 sqft
Year Built: 1939