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LGB Douglas Plant To Become Film Studio  
User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6517 posts, RR: 3
Posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1972 times:

It has, perhaps been rumored, but now it appears that it is a certainty that the LGB plant formerly housing the DC-9 through 717 lines will become a film studio:


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User currently offlinePgtravel From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 446 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1790 times:

They had actually struck a deal for this to happen earlier this year, but they fell out of escrow when the financing couldn't be finalized. In recent weeks, the competition had been heating up as Long Beach also reached out to Tesla. Tesla was deciding between Long Beach and Downey as the place to build their new electric sedan.

The good news here is that some locals got the old Fly DC Jets sign registered as a historic landmark. So that will have to be kept lighted and maintained regardless of what happens!

User currently offlineLightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 13873 posts, RR: 100
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1749 times:
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From the source article:
"O'Halloran said the Long Beach project will be the hub of a chain of five movie studios to be built around the country. "

That's interesting. Where will the competition be built?

Bummer no more commercial aircraft production at Long Beach, but its not as if California is a low cost state.  Sad


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