Mildred Pierce, By-Gone Restaurants, and a Slice of Pie

Jun 12, 2012

It could be argued that “Mildred’s”, the fried chicken and fruit pie franchise started by Joan Crawford’s character in the noir melodrama MILDRED PIERCE, was the first artisanal empire. On Saturday, June 16th, American Cinematheque and the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles will present an illustrated talk on the kind of 1920′s-1940′s restaurants that […]

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