LILA DAMITA - 952 North Riverside Drive, Palm Springs. Central Palm Springs: Warm Sands Neighborhood. French Actress who played against Gary Cooper in Fighting Caravans (1931), was married to Errol Flynn from 1935-1942 and lived at this home in 1956. it was built in 1953, has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, with 1,953sf of space on a 10,019sf lot. FRANTISEK DANIEL - 1971 Grand Bahama Drive East, Palm Springs. S 1971 Grand Bahama Drive East, Palm Springs. Smoketree neighborhood. Writer (14 films), Director (2 films), Producer (1), lived in this 1,576sf, 3 bedroom condo, built in 1972, from 1994 till his death in 1996. His 1968 film A Shop On Main Street won an Oscar for Best Foreign film. Daniel died in Palm Springs at the age of 69.BILY DANIELS, JR., 980 East Garden Road, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates. Son of the Singer Billy Daniels, Sr., lived here in this 1,667sf, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, Alexander home built in 1961BILLY DANIELS, SR., - 2126 George Drive, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates. Big Band singer who broke the race barrier in the 1930’s lived here from 1960-1965. The 2 bedroom, 2 bath home was built in 1959 with 1,225sf of interior space on a 10,454sf lot with a pool. Daniels was a mix of Portugese, Choctaw Indian, African American and was a distant relative of Daniel Boone. BOBBY DARIN & SANDRA DEE - 845 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Singer of such hits Dreamlover, Splish Splash and Mack The Knife was married to actress Sandra Dee while living in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,600sf home in 1964. It was built in 1960 on a 10,019sf lot. They were married from 1960-1967. WILLIAM S. DARLING - 1990 South Barona Road, Palm Springs. Araby Neighborhood. Three time Oscar winning set decorator/art director lived here for twenty years before his death in 1964. The home was built in 1938 with 2 bedrooms and 3 baths, a total of 2,562sf on a 21,344sf site. His credits include: Poor Little Rich Girl (1936), Anna & The King of Siam (1946) & 84 more. MACK DAVID - 1575 Toledo Circle, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Songwriter lived here in 1976. The condo was built in 1973, has 2,600sf with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths on a 3,485sf lot. David composed lyrics and music for 23 different TV shows and films and was nominated for 8 Oscars for Bibbidy-Bibbidy-Boo for Cinderella and more.HOWARD DAVIDSON - 1995 Camino Monte, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. The first owner of "Ship of the Desert," after it was built in 1937 by designers Adrian Wilson and Erle Webster for the Brigadier General (at the time Lieutenant Colonel), Davidson, who earned the Flying Cross for commanding the 10th Air Force in WWII in India. The home has 6 bedrooms and 5 baths with 2,636sf and a pool on it's southern end.MARION DAVIES - The Desert Inn. 153 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Tennis Club neighborhood. Downtown. Davies purchased the Desert Inn in 1955 for $1.75mil from desert pioneers Earl Coffman and George Roberson. It was originally built by early settler Nellie Coffman. Davies sold it in 1960 for $2.5mil. BERYL DAVIS - 2240 South Calle Palo Fierro #12, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Big Band Singer lived here from 1992-2003. The 1,321sf condo was built in 1964. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Davis was discovered in London by Glenn Miller and sang with the Army Air Force Orchestra during WWII. After, she sang for Sinatra, and more.BETTE DAVIS - 784 North Patencio Road, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Rumors of Davis owning this 7 bedroom, 8 bath, 1934 home could not be verified, although she was known on at least one occasion to share a suite with Joan Crawford at The Racquet Club. JOAN DAVIS - 1400 East Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs. Movie Colony & El Mirador Neighborhoods. In 1961, radio: The Rudy Valle Show, actress: Roy Rogers and Abbot & Costello movies, died of a heart attack while living in this home, which was built in 1949 with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,470sf on a 10,454sf lot.SAMMY DAVIS, JR. - 222 West Chino Drive, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Sammy purportedly rented this 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,301sf home with a pool, built in 1925 on a 26,136sf lot, although it could not be verified.JOHNNY DAWSON - 12 Desert Lakes Drive, Palm Springs. Seven Lakes Country Club. Retired golfer turned designer and builder of Seven Lakes Country Club lived here. His particular condo was built in 1972 and is a large 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with 1,555sf of interior space. He also designed courses for Thunderbird, El Dorado and La Quinta.DENNIS DAY - 485 West Santa Elena Road, Palm Springs. Little Tuscany Neighborhood. Child sidekick to Jack Benny and one of the original Mouseketeers from the Mickey Mouse Club owned this 2,902sf, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1953 home on a 18,731sf lot.ROY DEAN - 280 South Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. Central Palm Springs: Warm Sands., mostly on TV, starting from 1947's Hamlet, where he played Lucianus, to The Unexplained (1991), Dean also pioneered male nude photography and bought his condo here in 1998. Caballeros Estates I are 1 and 2 bedroom condos. He died in Palm Springs in June of 2002.SANDRA DEE & BOBBY DARIN - 845 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Singer of such hits Dreamlover, Splish Splash and Mack The Knife was married to actress Sandra Dee while living in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,600sf home in 1964. It was built in 1960 on a 10,019sf lot.WILLIAM DEMAREST - 2290 Yosemite Drive, Palm Springs. South Palm Springs: Canyon Country Club. Actor who played Uncle Charley in My Three Sons (1960) lived in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with his wife, Lucille Thayer, till his death in 1983. She owned it till 1997. It has 2,848sf on a 13,504sf lot. Demarest played in 168 projects from 1926-1978, including: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Twilight Zone (1964) and more.JACK DEMPSEYNorth Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Movie Colony neighborhood. Heavyweight Boxer and his fourth wife (1958), Deanna Paitelli, maintained a suite at The Howard Manor, now known as The Colony Palms Hotel.ARMAND & HARRIETT DEUTSCH - 153 West Santa Clara Way, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Neighborhood. Grandson of Julius Rosenwald, founder of Sears, Roebuck & Co., Deutsch became a movie producer with MGM and Warner Brothers. He bought this home new in 1948. It was built in 1947 with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,646sf on a 16,117sf lot with a pool.SY DEVORE - 2808 North Sunny View Drive, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates Neighborhood. Tailor to the Stars built this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in 1959. It has 1,225sf & a pool on a 10,019sf lot. Devore was known to make suits for The Rat Pack, Elvis’s Las Vegas outfits, Liberace’s performance costumes and band uniforms for Tommy Dorsey. His list of clients was a who’s who of Hollywood for 40 years. SY DEVORE - 249 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Tennis Club neighborhood. Downtown Business. Clothing store owned by the Tailor to the Stars renowned for his design of Liberace's gold lame smoking jacket and Elvis Presley’s rhinestone studded leather jumpsuits and capes for his second run in Las Vegas. Sy Devore also built a home in the Racquet Club Estates in 1959. The advertisement below is taken from the 1963 Palm Springs Phone directory. His store was about where the Hyatt Hotel is located downtown now.NOAH DIETRICH - 723 East Verda Sur/700 East Vereda Sur, Palm Springs. Movie Colony. Friend and financial adviser to Howard Hughes bought this home in 1976. The home has 3 bedroom, 4 bath with 3,568sf.WALT DISNEY - 2688 South Camino Real, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Home was owned by the famous cartoonist, film maker and amusement park owner during the last four years of his life and resided in by his widow, Lillian Disney, long after his death on December 15th, 1966. The 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,443sf home was built in 1962 on a 10,890sf lot.WALT DISNEY - Smoketree Ranch, Palm Springs. Many celebrity homeowners lived in Smoketree Ranch and I have yet to pinpoint the exact address and/or dates. Disney supposedly owned two homes in Smoketree. One he built in 1948 and the other in 1947.ROBERT DIX - 717 Mountain View Drive, Palm Springs. Demuth Park Neighborhood. Actor who was most successful in cheap horror films by Al Adamson. This 1,565sf home was built in 1957. It has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and sits on a 8,712sf lot. Dix was in 46 titles from 1954-1973, including: Forbidden Planet (1956), Young Jesse James (1960), and Live an Let Die (1973).EDWARD DMYTRYK - 1852 Apache Drive, Palm Springs. Twin Palms. Director who was a member of the Communist Party and one of the "Hollywood Ten," blacklisted during the McCarthy Era hearings in 1951. Dmytryk bought this home new in 1957. It sits on a 12,362sf lot with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and 1,600sf of living space.THE DOLL HOUSE Restaurant. 1032 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. The Doll House was a premier dinner house and nightclub owned by George and Ethel Strebe, who also own The Plaza Theatre. Where The Doll House once stood is now an empty lot.ROSIE DOLLY - 1200 Via Vespero North, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Half of the Vaudeville act The Dolly Sisters, Rosie, her real name was Roszika, lived in this 1957, 3 bedroom, 3 bath home from 1967-1970. It has 2,121sf on a 11,776sf lot. She and her sister Jenny were both lovers of UK retailer Harry Gordon Selfridge.DON THE BEACHCMBER - 1101 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Hawaiian dinner house that was a celebrity hangout opened in 1953 with an actual street address of 120 Via Lola. The Palm Springs location finally closed its doors in the early 1980's.TOMMY DORSEY - 823 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs Las Palmas Neighborhood. a band leader in his own right. His wife Janie bought this 1961, 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in 1967. It has 2,238sf on a 10,019sf lot.DONALD WILLS DOUGLAS, JR. - 377 West Camino Sur, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Founder of Douglas Aircraft owned this home till he died in 1981. It was built in 1954 with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, 3,689sf of living space, a pool and sits on a 16,553sf lot.KIRK DOUGLAS - 1069 East Marshall Way, Palm Springs. The original Spartacus, Doc Holliday in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Vincent Van Gogh in Lust For Life’s first desert home, known as "Tachevah Vista." He lived in this home when it was new in 1955 for two years before moving to the Las Palmas neighborhood. The 2,095sf home has 4 bedrooms 3 baths and sits on a 11,326sf lot with a pool. Douglas starred in over 80 films, was nominated for 5 Academy Awards and authored 10 books including his autobiography The Ragman’s Son, a New York Times best seller. KIRK DOUGLAS - 515 West Via Lola, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Second Palm Springs home of Douglas, who lived here with his second wife, Anne Buydens, in 1957. It was designed by Donald Wexler and built in 1954. It has 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, in 3,790sf of interior space on a 32,670sf lot with a pool and a tennis court.Billie Dove - 1328 East San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Silent screen actress, who played 50 roles from 1921-32, moved here in retirement. Probably the first owner of this 2,031sf, 3 bed/2 bath home built in 1948 on a 10,454sf lot with a pool. In 1963 she played a bit part in Diamond Head starring Charlton Heston & Yvette Mimieux.BETSY DUNCAN - 2851 West Andalucia Court, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. Child actress who later married In-Sink-Erator Manufacturing company founder lives in this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,896sf 1980 condo in Canyon Heights.DONALD DUNCAN - 457 West Hermosa Place, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Owner of Duncan Toys/Duncan Yo-Yo, who was miscredited as inventor of the Yo-Yo - but definitely furthered its popularity and fame - lived in this home in 1951. It has 6 bedrooms, 8 baths, 7,715sf and was built in 1928 on a massive 172,498sf lotDONALD DUNCAN - 570 North Via Corta, Palm Springs. Movie Colony neighborhood. Toy Mogul lived in this home in 1960. It has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3,938sf and an Olympic-sized swimming pool, plus a gazebo, on a 57,499sf lot.BRAD DUNNING - 844 North Riverside Drive, Palm Springs. Warm Sands Neighborhood. Los Angeles Interior Designer with the foresight in 1996 to purchase this smallish 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,268sf home for $117,000 and begin the remodeling craze that has perpetuated a strong local real estate market. He resold it in 2002 for $305,000. Dunning is credited with beginning the mid-century modern home craze in Palm Springs.DON DURANT - 1742 East Camino Parocela, Palm Springs. Sunmor Neighborhood. Tall, dark & handsome, western actor who played Johnny Ringo, The Fastest Gun in the West on CBS series by the same name, lived in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1,690sf Sunflower condo prior to 1994. It was built in 1973.GEORGE "BULLETS" DURGOM - 969 North Tuxedo Circle, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Agent to Jackie Gleason, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Mickey Rooney, Merv Griffin, and more, lived here in 1972. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath home was built inn 1959 with 1,600sf on a 12,197sf lot. Bullets got his start in entertainment as a road manager for The Glenn Miller Band. He died in Palm Desert in 1992.LEO DUROCHER - 1400 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. (Joshua Tree Apartment, now Tennis Court Apartments) Baseball legend and manager of the New York Giants during their 1954 World Series Champion season, lived here in his retirement in 1976. During his career he also coached the Dodgers, Cubs and Astros.JEANETTE EDRIS ROCKEFELLER - 993 North Patencio Road, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Wife of Arkansas Governor Winthrop Rockefeller owned this home from 1989-96. It was built in 1957 with 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 4,658sf and a pool on a 17,860sf lot. Rockefeller was her 4th husband, married in 1956 and divorced shortly after he left Governorship in 1971.WILLIAM EDRIS - 1860 North Vista Drive, Palm Springs. Little Tuscany Neighborhood. Business tycoon and hotelier (Seattle's Olympic Hotel), Edris owned this 1942, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,038sf home on a 16,117sf lot. It was one of two houses he owned in the Little Tuscany area of Palm Springs in 1954.WILLIAM EDRIS - 1030 West Cielo Drive, Palm Springs. Little Tuscany Neighborhood. Business tycoon and hotelier (Seattle's Olympic Hotel). Edris owned two Palm Springs homes simultaneously in 1954. This one was designed by E. Stewart William and was built in 1952 with a V-shaped roof, 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 2,700sf of living space on a 26,136sf lot with a pool overlooking the valley.EL MIRADOR HOTEL - 1150 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.Movie Colony-El Mirador Hotel Built in 1927, the El Mirador hotel became Palm Springs favorite celebrity hangout. Jack Benny and Bob Hope did radio shows from it's location. In the 1950's it became a soldiers hospice care station and in the 1970's it closed its doors. Desert Hospital took over the grounds and today, the only remnant is the bell tower, which is a replica of the original.ARTHUR ELROD - 2175 Southridge Drive, Palm Springs. Southridge Estates. Built in 1968 and designed by famed Los Angeles arhitect John Lautner, this 7,366sf, 2 bedroom, 3 bath, home was first owned by Interior Designer Elrod. The home was the site for James Bond's enemy Blofeld's desert frotress in 1971s Diamonds Are Forever.JOEY ENGLISH - 272 West Camino Buena Vista, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. Radio talk show host, English, and her former husband, Martin Botwinick bought this expansive 8 bedroom, 3,215sf 1924 home on a 36,590sf lot in 1999. The home is PS historic site #45 as it magnificently represents the early rusticity of the city and was the home of former PS City Councilman Earl Neel.GEORGE ENGLUND - 3415 Andrea Hills Drive, Palm Springs. Andreas Hills Neighborhood. Actor-Producer-Director has lived here since 1997. It was built in 1970 with 2 bedrooms and 3 baths in 2,770sf. Englund starred in an episode of TV's Lights Out. But, he quickly switched to the production side of the camera, producing 13 projects, including: The Ugly American starring his long-time friend Marlon Brando.CARMENE ENNIS - 195 Desert Lakes Drive, Palm Springs. Desert Lakes Neighborhood. Singer and former wife of orchestra leader Skinnay Ennis has lived here since 1975. Skinnay got his first break in college, in the 1920's, when he became a drummer for Hal Kemp. Later, he joined the Bob Hope Radio Show, while touring in the off season, and then after WWII, >The Abbott & Costello Radio Show. Skinnay choked on a bone in a Beverly Hills restaurant in 1963.MAURICE ENOS - 550 East Miraleste Court, Palm Springs. El Mirador Neighborhood. Director Busby Bierkeley's brother lived in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,455sf home in 1974 until his death in 1993. The house was built in 1970 on a 20,338sf lot.DAVIS FACTOR - 425 South Via Las Palmas West, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Cosmetics manufacturer and oldest son of Max Factor lived in the 3 bedroom, 5 bath home in 1959. He ran the Max Factor empire from 1938, when Max died, till 1972 when he sold the company. Davis died in 1991. The home has since been torn down and only the front fence remains.JEROME FACTOR - 1255 East Via Estrella, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. President of Max Factor Cosmetics, and cousin to Max, had this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 5,471sf home built on a 24,394sf lot in 1969. Jerome's father, John, known as Jake the Barber and half-brother to the cosmetics company founder Max Factor, Sr., was a Prohibition-era gangster and con man with the Chicago outfit.MAX FACTOR, JR. - 238 Avenida Ortega/197 Avenida Olancha, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. The son of the famous cosmetics company founder, Max, Jr., was actually born with the name Frank Factor. But, family urged him to change it to Max, Jr. He died in 1996. The home is now owned by Max's son Andrew Factor. The address was changed from 297 Avenida Olancha in 1974 when the home became apartments.CHARLIE FARRELL - 2311 North indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Neighborhood. Actor and owner of the Racquet Club also owned this home at one time. Farrell lived to be nearly 90 years old. After his death, apparently there were some discrepancies in his claimed age. He is laid to rest in the Welwood Murray Cemetery in the Las Palmas Neighborhood.CHARLIE FARRELL - 630 East Tachevah Road, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Last Palm Springs home of actor, The Racquet Club owner, and Mayor (1953-1970), Charlie Farrell, called Mr. Palm Springs, lived here for the last ten years of his life till he died on May 6th, 1990. The home was built in 1933 with 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3,652sf and a pool on a 30,492sf lot.DON FEDDERSON - 1877 Navajo Circle, Palm Springs. Twin Palms Neighborhood. Producer of My Three Sons and creator of Family Affair lived here with his second wife, actress Yvonne Lime. The 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,430sf home was built in 1957 on a 10,019sf lot with a pool. Fedderson also syndicated The Lawrence Welk Show till 1982 after ABC's cancelling of the series in 1971.PHIL FELDMAN - 2788 North Starr Road, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates Neighborhood. Producer of The Wild Bunch (1969) starring long-time Palm Springs resident William Holden, and The Toy (1982) with Richard Pryor, lived in this 1958 home in 1968. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with 1,188sf on a 10,454sf lot.MICKEY FINN - 505 North Calle Marcus, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Character actor who played cowboys and pirates lived in this small (937sf), 2 bed, 2 bath home in 1960. It was built in 1955 and has a 6,534sf lot. Here he is shown from his appearance on The Rifleman starring Chuck Connors, another Palm Springs resident.EDDIE FISHER & DEBBIE REYNOLDS - 955 La Jolla Road, Palm Springs. Twin Palms Neighborhood. Acter, singer purchased this home when it was new in 1957 with his wife, actress, Debbie Reynolds, after they married. It's a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1960sf home with a 12,197sf lot. The couple were married in 1955. But Fisher dumped Reynolds for Elizabeth Taylor and she and Reynolds had a feud that lasted past 2000.IRVING FLORSHEIM - 688 East Vereda Sur, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Shoemaker king owned this home in 1957. Built in 1950. It has 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, in 4,097sf of interior space and a pool on a large 38,768sf lot. In 1987, Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker rented it to hide out from throngs of TV news reporters as their religious empire was crumbling.ERROL FLYNN - 1550 North Indian Canyon Drive/1553 Chaparral Road, Palm Springs. El Mirador Neighborhood. Now called The Desert Shadows Inn, a clothing optional resort complete with a Nudist Bridge. At one time this site was occupied by Casa Del Sol, which was again renamed the Normandy Inn, the original clothing optional resort owned by Errol Flynn in 1943 after he was acquitted on charges of statutory rape.TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD - 1012 St. George Circle, Palm Springs. Sunrise Villas Condominiums. Movie Colony neighborhood Singer of "Sixteen Tons" lived here in retirement in 1980 Ford was a radio star, actor, singer and songwriter. He was nominated twice for Emmy Awards and has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.BRIAN FOY - 350 West Via Lola, Palm Springs. Las Palmas neighborhood. Eldest son of the Vaudeville act The Seven Little Foys, who became a director-producer of 255 films, including Ronald Reagan movies, lived here in 1946. The home is a 4 bedroom, 5 bath, 4,780sf structure, built in 1962 on a 16,117sf lot.BRIAN FOY - 1377 South Paseo De Marcia, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Oldest son of the Seven Little Foys and director of Ronald Reagan movies lived here in 1963. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,285sf, 1962 home has a 11,326sf lot with a pool. As an adult, Foy produced 240 films, directed 57, wrote 10 and worked on 20. Best known: House of Wax (1953) starring Vincent Price.ALAN FREED - 309 East Desert Holly Circle, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates. In 1969, the disc jockey known as Moondog, who first coined the phrase "Rock and Roll" while offering a mix of blues, country and rhythm and blues, lived in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,225sf home, built in 1959 on a 11,326sf lot.