Newswire: Buy the studio where Ed Wood made Plan 9 From Outer Space
Here’s a hot tip for any real estate moguls/movie buffs who not only admire cult director Ed Wood’s movies, but also his haphazardly optimistic approach to business decisions: the director’s old Los Angeles studio is on the market. And while it currently houses, among other things, “a go-go venue with Thai bikini dancers,” there’s no reason this beautiful property couldn’t be part of movie magic once again.
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Besides its connection to Wood, the property at 5628 Santa Monica Boulevard, has also housed a rehearsal studio reportedly used by Jimi Hendrix, Guns N’ Roses, and The Doors. According to a creatively euphemistic write-up in L.A. Weekly, the building also contains a “secret room,” recently discovered between the first and second floors. As one might expect from a mysterious hiding spot found in a building once frequented by noted eccentrics like Wood …