Nothing too insightful, but a good look at the very early years of Hollywood. Also interesting to see Lloyd's opinion of those up-and-coming kids of comedy like Dick van Dyke and Carol Burnett. At one time, Lloyd had perhaps the most extravagant movie star estate in town, a 20 acre property with a 44 room house, complete with a 9 hole golf course and the largest swimming pool in Southern California. Retired from films, he kept up numerous pursuits, ranging from swimming and tennis, to microscopy, to becoming the Imperial Potentate of North America, to taking pictures of Bettie Page and Marilyn Monroe.
The estate was chopped up and sold as individual lots, but the mansion survives, and was ultimately bought by Ted Field, who "lived there with his wife Susie and their three children." Which is a little odd, since I tutored one or two of the daughters for a while, though sadly it was not at Greenacres, which the Fields sold some years before the tutoring gig.