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From Chaplin to Netflix — how one L..A. real estate investment firm has transformed Hollywood

Annlee Ellingson
From Chaplin to Netflix — how one L..A. real estate investment firm has transformed Hollywood

Sunset Studios celebrated its 100th anniversary on Thursday. The studios — a patchwork of three historic lots in Hollywood acquired and developed by Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. — have changed considerably in the ensuing years, with the lot where films such as “The Jazz Singer” were shot now occupied by the industry’s biggest disruptor, Netflix Inc.