Says the back: "Two pools - 24 switchboard - Kiddie Wading Pool - Nite Club - Cocktail Lounge - Fine Restaurant.”
A nite club AND a cocktail lounge? Two pools AND a tot pool? Our national abundance continues to stagger.
It was originally the El Bodereo - here's the marquee, seen from another angle. Mr. Bodrero was one of the original owners when the joint was built in the late 50s. Alas, there were problems. After a sting as the Jubille it wa renamed the American, and as such lived on in several Internet databases as late as 2006. A satellite view of the address (10831 Long Beach Blvd, Lynwood, CA) now shows a big-box shopping mall.