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Snow in 加州大雪

Watch as we get mocked for shoveling snow in summer attire—though apparently using open flames to keep groves warm was perfectly normal.

, Car City 洛杉矶,汽车之城

“Los Angeles is slowly choking itself to death.” Any day now, guys. Any day.

Girls Bare their Backs To Science 姑娘们为了科学赤裸后背

This video’s subtitle promised “Los Angeles osteopaths organize a new contest for California flappers.” What we got was more lab-coated creep feeling up bee-yoo-tiful backs in the name of scoliosis prevention. “Ooh, doctor, you’re tickling me,” whimpers Miss Laurie Sherman, owner of a first- spine. “Well I always tickle all of them,” snickers the trusted medical professional.

Los Angeles Fire Trap 洛城大火

, Burbank and Eagle Rock burn as ominous music backs images of what looks like a fire hose being into a massive fan as average citizens shovel dirt over flames.

Knife-Thrower Does William Tell 飞刀、飞斧……表演(惊!)

What’s the easiest way to undress a woman? With throwing axes and “a -cut way of making a living,” of course.

The Bridegroom is a Poor Fish 水下婚礼

If you thought getting married underwater in a swimming pool while wearing diving helmets would be original, these two have you beat by a few decades.

Shirley Inaugurates Tram Service in Los Angeles 秀兰邓波儿任职电车服务员

The beloved child star (who also appears in this Rose Parade video) collects tickets and gives her best “All aboard!” for the new Los Angeles Railway Co. car. But the way ’s edited, we’d like to think she’s the one driving the tram, too.

Roads into Rivers 通往河里之路

This otherwise ordinary segment about a 1964 mudslide becomes suddenly bleak when it focuses on Frank Sinatra’s pianist Bill Miller, who lost his hillside Burbank home to flooding. And then, there’s this horrifically matter-of-fact surprise: “Mrs. Miller was swept away.”