California. The edge of the Western world. Where dream are born… and come to die. Where tech, movies, wine, weed, sunshine, surfing, and sierras reign supreme. Much has been written about this great state; which despite being part of the US, has a distinct flavour all of its own.
When the Rams returned home to Los Angeles in 2016, the city got a landmark back. The mid-twentieth century history of this legendary NFL side is one of glamour, glitz and grit. It is also the story of the first truly modern sports franchise: the first pro-sports team west of the Mississippi River, the first to integrate, the first to reach a million fans and the first with a TV contract. They were for a time, Hollywood’s first team.