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i pAOE 20 ! BEVERLY HILLS NEWS Remembering Beverly Hills ee eee eeee oeeee eoeoe • • • • • eQ • • i • • ee # •e • • •e*eeeeee* • • • • e • • oe,I • • Qle • l•,e •i, • * • eoe • •eoeee • Bq Phqllis t, erner Growing up at the Beverly Wilshire he grew up in Beverly Hills and lived in a =palace". Her everyday meals were created by world renown chefs. Visitors to her "home" were princes, kings and queens, as well as some of the most powerful people in the world. Celebrities and movie stars nodded to her a "hello." As a young girl, her favorite movie was Love In The Aft•moon and her favorite song was Fascination, from the tlovie. Every after- noon she and her father would swim in the Olympic-sized pool while musicians played that song on their violins for her, Was she a fairy princess? Not quite. She was Susan O'Brien, and her home was the Beverly Wilshire Hotel -- the hotel managed by her father, Harry O'Brien. Today, Susan is a lovely, cheerful and seemingly well-adjusted woman who smiles a warm smile as she remembers what it was like growing up in one of the most elegant hotels in the world that she just called "home." She remembered one day when she was rushing to get to school. She got into the ele- vator and there was a rather handsome man in the elevator. He smiled at her, and she recog- nized him...It was Elvis Presley! She talked about the wonderful parties that took place at the hotel, For some reason, the one that stands out to her the most is one that was given poolside by Spencer Tracy in the 1950s to ben- • fit the John Tracy Clinic. The clinic was named after his son, who was born deaf, The guest list was one celebrity after another, and the decorations were unbelievable. Susan said she never saw the hotel look so lovely as it did then. The new wing of the hotel was not built at the time she was growing up at the hotel, so Susan talked about the beautiful gardens and walkways that were there then. She used to go down pro, t- AUTOMOTIVE AC(;ESSORIES ASTON-MARTIN- B UGATTI CADILLAC • Beverly Hills • B_everly Hills M0todng Accessories Everything for your vehicle • Custom-Fit Car Covers * Custom Floor Mats • • One Of A Kind Gift Ideas • • Luxurious Clothing • Alarm Systems • • Cellular Phones • Detailing = • Personalized Embroidery • 200 S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills (1 block South of Wilshire) • Beverly Hills • Aston-Martin-Bugatti of Bevely Hills Sales-Leasing_ Service-Parts 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-FrL 8 am. - 5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m, - 5 p.m. Sat. Closed Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday e Setec0on Of Rne Used Cars Il Iittl-i-ll.'l;a I 8833 West Olympic BI., Beverly Hills (I Block West of Robertson BI. at Clark Drive) • West Los Angeles • Martin Cadillac Sales-Leasina Service-Parts 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday C, ornptete Selection Of Fe Used Cars / Ill Ii]ll:.lllil• I 12101 West Olympic BI., West L.A. (Corner of (:ympic & 8undy) 1:30 a.m. fill 9a.m - "6p' 1 o a.m. - 6 p-m" ACURA BMW CHEVROLET-(IEO .. • Santa Monica • Santa Monica Acura Sales-Leasina Service-Prts 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon.-Fd. 7:30 a.m. -6:30 p.m. Mort..Fd. 9 8.rn. - 8 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.rn. Sat. 10 a.rn. - 6 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday Complete SeOf Fine Used Cars / (213) 939-2131 1717 Santa Monica BI., Santa Monica (North Side of Santa Monica at 17 = Street) • Beverly Hills • Beverly Hills BMW, Ltd. Sales-Leasina Service-Parts 8-30 am.- 8 p.m. Mon.-'rtu'. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fd. 8:30 a.m.- 6:30 p,m. FrL Closed Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sun, Closed Sunday Complete Selection Of Fine Used Cars 8825 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills (1 Block West Of Robertson) • Los Angeles • La Brea Chevrolet-Geo Sales-Leasing Service-Parts 8-30 a.m. -8:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fd. 9 a.m, - 7 p.m. Sat. Closed Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday Complete Selection of Fe Used Cars 400 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles (Between 4 = & 6 = Streets, North of Wilshire) 9a.m - - 8 p'm" t, 9 a.m. 11 a.m -'5 12101 BUICK-OLDSMOBILE DODGE Acul-Isuzu • Glendale • Star Acura-Isuzu Sales-Leasina Service-Parts 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon,-Fri. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday  Selection Of Rne Used Cars II:l I: IIDilil[ili'iltI 1101 South Brand Blvd., Glendale • Los Angeles • La Brea Buick-Olsmobile Sales-Leasing Service-P.rt 8:30 am. - 8:30 p.m. . 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. Closed Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday Selection of Rne Used Cam I i 400 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles (Between 4 = & 6= Streets, North of Wilshire) • Santa Monica • Claude Short Dodge Sales-Leasing Service-Parts 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.rn. Mon-Fri. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. 9 it.re. - 6 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday Complete Seteclion Of Fine Used Cars ilill Ill llll,],J;'ll,14I I I 9a.m. - 9 prn" 10 a.m. "8 p.m. 5uo lO a.m.-8P -rn" 1127 Santa Monica BI., ianta Monica" 1726 (North Side of Santa Monica BI. at 12 = Street) CADILLAC AMG FERRAR! • Bevedy Hills • AMG of Southern California sales service 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fn. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon.-Fd, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m, Sat. Closed Sunday Closed Sunday 200 S. Robertson Blvd.. Beverly Hills (1 block South of Wilshire) For • Beverly Hills • Bevedy Hills Cadillac  l=aaon/uomotMw c.,mup Sales-Leasing Service-Parts 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Mon.-Fd. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mort -FrL 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat. Closed Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun. Closed Sunday C.,ompl Setecl Of F, qe Used Cars • Beverly Hills • Ferrari of Beverly Hills Sales-Leasing Service-Parts 9 a.m - 6 pro. Mon.-Fd. 8 am. - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.rn. - 4 p.m. Sat. Closed Saturday Closed Sunday Closed Sunday Comptete Selecl Of Pe Used Cars ;:30 a.m. 9 a.m. - 6 P-fn"  11 a.m, "6P'" 9231 West BI., 9372 Wilshire Blvd., Bevedy Hills (Valet Parking at the Radisson Hotel) information contact Ed Gallagher, Automotive Section Manager t October 6 - 12, 1994