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Silent-film star Lewis Stone's former retreat on market

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The former retreat of silent and talking movie star Lewis Stone, who was cast with film giant Greta Garbo in a series of films, is on the market in the Valley Glen area at $1.75 million.

Constructed in 1930 as the main house at his 500-acre ranch in the San Fernando Valley, the 6,500-square-foot residence features a walk-in film vault, six fireplaces, cast-iron chandeliers, six bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms. The half-acre-plus lot includes a tiki bar, a saltwater swimming pool, a brick courtyard and fruit trees.

Stone, who died at 73 in 1953, is often associated with his recurring role as a judge in the "Andy Hardy" movies in the late '30s-40s. Among his films with Garbo were "Grand Hotel" (1932) and "Queen Christina" (1933).

Rebekah Schwartz of Hilton & Hyland and Fred Schwartz of Rhodes Realty are the listing agents.

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