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Hot Property | Home biographer tells tales of famous names who once lived there


The midcentury house, designed by architect John Lautner, is one of Silverman’s subjects.

 (Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times)
Shirley Temple estate

Silverman says he was obsessed with the home in Brentwood, depicted above in a vintage postcard.

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Goetz estate

The 1938 home is known for its past owners, Universal-International Pictures President William Goetz and his wife, Edie Mayer Goetz, daughter of Louis B. Mayer.


 (Jim Bartsch )