Geiger's Rare Books

You may know about the many windows along Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard that reference classic Hollywood but there are some other windows in the parks that are less well known. Above Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano is one such window that is a classic movie reference many miss.

The window on the right says, "Geiger's Rare Books - 1st Editions".  So what does this window mean?

The window we see is a reference to the film, "The Big Sleep" (1945) starring Humphrey Bogart.  In the film, Bogart's character is hired to investigate a man by the name of Arthur Gwynn Geiger, who is suspected of blackmailing.  Bogart visits the store Geiger owns, called A.G. Geiger's Rare Books and De Luxe Editions.

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Ever seen something in Hollywood Studios and wondered why it was placed there by Disney's Imagineers? Matt Hochberg leads you on a regular look at the hidden details in Hollywood Studios and explains why it's there.


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