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Underground Tunnels, Nudist Hideaways and Mobsters: The Secrets of Palm Springs Revealed

Two Bunch Palms

“There’s a lot more to Palm Springs than retro architecture, pool parties and Coachella. Here’s 12 secrets, unveiled.

 

It owes a lot to the Golden Age of Hollywood

During the early 1900s a ‘morality clause’ was imposed on contracted movie stars stipulating they couldn’t wander further than two hours away from Hollywood in case they were needed on set. Exactly two hours east, Palm Springs was the perfect getaway…”

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