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Gunsmith to the Stars – a book involving Stembridge Gun Rentals

Cory Zamora was kind enough to let me know that her book: Gunsmith to the Stars will be released next month. We have had several articles about her Father, Manuel Zamora, who worked for Stembridge Gun Rentals in the early … Continue reading

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Manuel Zamora of Stembridge Gun Rentals

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Even more Stembridge Gun Rentals History!

A gentleman by the name of Jim Ferguson wrote me last year: “I was cleaning out a home today and found a box of letters and photos dated in the 1940’s. They were letters to a Frederick T. Dickie at … Continue reading

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a little more Stembridge Gun Rentals History

SHORTLY AFTER THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, James Stembridge left his East Coast home and went to Los Angeles to seek his fortune. Somewhere around 1913 he met up with Cecil B. DeMille and landed a job helping him make a war … Continue reading

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Stembridge Gun Rentals

a collection from their PAST… Stembridge Gun rentals of Hollywood, California, was formed in about 1920 by James Stembridge and Cecil B. DeMille to supply guns to the movie industry. The company is still in existence and is currently being … Continue reading

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