Image: 1939 postcard.
“Designed by Pasadena architect Myron Hunt, the Ambassador Hotel’s Coconut Grove restaurant and nightclub was frequented by Hollywood personalities and luminaries of the world, with some taking up residence…
“ The 1930s saw the Ambassador Hotel’s Cocoanut Grove as a splashy playground for such film legends as Norma Shearer, Errol Flynn, Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Catherine Toberman, Lana Turner, Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, and countless others.”
Excerpts from https://hollywoodphotographs.com/category/115-1/coconut-grove/ . Click on the link to see many 1930s photos.