hollywood bed

hollywood bed

n.
A mattress on a box spring supported by a metal frame or attached low legs, often with an upholstered headboard.

Hol′lywood bed′


n.
a bed consisting of a metal frame, box spring, mattress, and headboard but lacking a footboard.
[1945–50]
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In their bedroom reposed a Hollywood bed. It was custom-made, it was large, it was the equal of twin beds placed together.
There was still the memory of early love on the studio couch in the one-room-and-kitchenette, there was still the recollection of the agreeable apartment with what it had signified of his developing career as a young executive, there was even the irony of the Hollywood bed. It was, altogether, a subject too painful to discuss.
"No one has suggested that we should have to commute from Northumberland every day, so we are able to claim for a place to stay and furnishing." Mr Atkinson added that his bed claim was perfectly reasonable and was not some "king-size Hollywood bed".
McAlpine, who is an accomplished maker of art-house films was coy when this column awoke him in his Hollywood bed yesterday.