Crown Made Better Records Than Monogram Made Pictures

Monogram was a Hollywood indie studio that produced a lot of schlocky low budget pictures. They didn’t make a decent movie until the 1950s when they were known as Allied Artists. Their sprawling studio still exists on Sunset Blvd and is now owned by the Church of Scientology.

Crown Records was a low budget record company that existed about the same time. Its original factory still occupies the intersection of Normandie & Slauson Avenues. Unlike Monogram, however, Crown produced some awesome product including classic blues, country, rock, surf, hot rod & psych records.

Learn a lot more about Crown Records by attending Sound Unseen & see Music By The Pound, my documentary on Crown Records.  Check us out in the shorts program.

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2 thoughts on “Crown Made Better Records Than Monogram Made Pictures

  1. You might wish to make a minor correction of a missing word. Monogram changed its name in the 1950’s to Allied ARTISTS Pictures.

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