3915 W. Carnavon Way 90027
3915 W. Carnavon Way 90027 Los Feliz USA
Railway from street to entrance.
Original owner: Joseph K. Horton, attorney. James V. Little, architect, constructed house in 1927. He took photographs & notes during building. Horton moved to Beverly Hills in 23 years, sold house to Ray Enright, a film director who sold to Roberts who has Little’s photo collection. They have photos of house under construction in 1927. (Source: Judy Roberts LFIA Questionnaire, 1988.)
Ray Enright, born in 1896, began his film career working first as a writer and editor for Charlie Chaplin and Mack Sennett in the silent era. His first directing effort was in 1927, a Rin Tin Tin movie “Tracked by Police.” He became known for comedies that turned into action films, and later for westerns. When he retired in 1952, he had directed over 70 films and written four screenplays. He died in 1965.
3915 W. Carnavon Way: (Value: $22,000): 1) Joseph K. Horton, owner and head of household; 26 year old white married male; married at age 23; born in California; father born in Ohio, mother in California; attorney in general practice. 2) Adele W. Horton, wife; 25 year old white married female; married at age 23; born in California; parents born in California; not working. 3) Adele J. Horton, daughter; 1 year 6 month old white female; born in California. 4) Maeclair J. Adams, servant; 17 year old single Negro female; born in California; parents born in California; general housework for a private family.
3915 Carnavon Way (Value: $20,000): 1) Ray Enright, head of household; white married male 43 years of age; born in Indiana; Director in motion pictures; earns more than $5,000. 2) Verne Enright, wife; white married female 38 years of age; born in Canada; not working. 3) Leslie Vivian, sister; white single female 40 years of age; born in Washington; not working. 4) Elly Jorgensen, maid; white single female 35 years of age; born in Denmark; maid in a private family; earns $1,010.
Type: English Sold
Area: 2,734 sqft
Year Built: 1928