Burbank's connection to the media industry dates back to at least 1919, and since then many movie, television, and animation studios have opened in our city, it would be impossible to name them all. What made Burbank an ideal location for the media industry, you ask? Listen to the show to find out!
Transcript of Episode 009: The Early Days of the Media Capital
PDF of September 9, 1973 "News from Burbank"
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Burbank Community Book by Lynn Monroe
Burbank History by Jackson Mayers Ph.D
Lots of LA Times news articles, including:
"Burbank Gets Costly Studio." Los Angeles Times, January 28, 1926, p. A1.
"First National to Rush Synchronization." Los Angeles Times, May 16, 1928, p. 1
"New Studio Plans Ready." Los Angeles Times, March 15, 1926, p. A1
"New Studio ready Soon." Los Angeles Times, May 24, 1926, p. A5
"Motion Picture News" September 11, 1928 (Burbank/First National pages only) courtesy of Burbankia
Warner Club News 1949