Image: c. 1920. The Image Gallery, data from the University of California, San Diego.
“When I was considering Lost in the Light, the story of a skeptical woman who befriends a ghost, I knew this ghost would be from the turbulent 20s. But I wanted to take Prohibition out of Chicago and New York, where it is typically set in books and movies, and see what it was like out here in California. It turned out that folks misbehaved just as much out here as they did on the East Coast.”