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THE latest in the excellent Odyssey Guide series is Introduction to Los Angeles by Gil Reavill (Hodder & Stoughton, pounds 9.95). It offers some fascinating information. For example, the final scenes of Casablanca were filmed at Glendale airport, which played the role of 'Casablanca Aero-Gare'; the Church of the Recessional in Forest Lawn Memorial Park is an exact replica of the church described in Thomas Gray's 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard'. 'It's hard to tell where Hollywood ends and the DTs begins,' said W C Fields, but Introduction to Los Angeles will help you sort it out.

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