Posts by Jeffrey Thompson

Fox Archives: The Fox Commissary (Café de Paris), a restaurant that served as a movie set and hosted a Soviet Union premier


The Fox Commissary is one of most historically significant and interesting buildings on the Fox lot. It opened in 1929 as the “Café de Paris” inspired by eateries found around the Bois de Boulogne, the grand Parisian park. The Café de Paris differed from most movie studio eating establishments (which tended to be pedestrian cafeterias)…

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