Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles (1972)

Architectural critic Reyner Banham explores Los Angeles in this 1972 BBC documentary.The best part is the interview with Ed Ruscha and Mike Salisbury at the old drive in restaurant Tiny Naylors, asked what monuments the tourist should see in Los Angeles, surfer Mike says, “Well, this place” meaning a space age diner destined to ephemerality. Hell yes!!

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