Random Venice Beach Video of the Week


Peep the Emmy nominated documentary produced and directed by Anthea Raymond and Beverly Jones about Ocean Park, which was also founded by Abbot Kinney.

Like Venice, Ocean Park started as a place of ballrooms, amusement, piers, delicatessens, and street fairs. In the 1950s, it was home to the Lawrence Welk show. A decade later, Jim Morrison and the Doors were regulars at “The Cheetah.” After that there were fires, the POP cove and eventual ruin in the winter of 1974-75

Watch the rest “after the jump!”