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Prop Shop Calls it a Wrap

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Dress the Set With Tears: It’s a Wrap

 

Prop shop

 

By Brooks Barnes
New York Times

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The rattan sofa from “The Golden Girls” awaits its next role from a shelf deep inside the 20th Century Props warehouse here. Nearby is the futuristic shower Tom Cruise used in “Minority Report” and an armchair that starred with Marilyn Monroe in multiple films. Overhead: Art Deco chandeliers from “The Aviator.”

 

On Tuesday, Harvey Schwartz stood amid it all, in tears, wondering how his prop shop, which offers a vast inventory of items to be used in film and television productions, became the latest victim of a rapidly changing Hollywood.

 

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