Hollywood at Your Feet

The Story of the World-Famous Chinese Theater
Product Number: EB00642781
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780938817642
Publisher: Pomegranate Press
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Description

Built by Sid Grauman in 1927, the most famous motion picture palace in the world towers majestically above the 6900 block of Hollywood Boulevard. The Chinese Theatre's Forecourt of the Stars attracts more than two million visitors annually. Throughout its history and up to the present day, the theatre has served as a magnet to thousands of fans and tourists who flock to the site daily to view the flamboyant architecture and the historic cement squares in the theatre's forecourt. The footprints, handprints, and signatures of 176 of Hollywood's most famous celebrities have been placed here, plus those of three comedy teams, one group of quintuplets, two robots and a villainous sci-fi character, on ventriloqist's dummy, a radio character, and the world's best known duck.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2009

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