Archive for 'Hollywood History' Tag

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Old Hollywood Walking Tour Launches May 26

Having moved our office to Hollywood Blvd., halfway between the happening intersections at Highland Avenue and Vine Street, the staff of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance began to fully understand the historic nature of this section of Hollywood. Indeed, our… read more

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Hollywood History: The TCL Chinese Theatre

The glitz and glamor of Hollywood is nowhere as present as at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, which opened in 1927. According to Alwyn Hight Kushner, president and C.O.O. of the theater, “This is our 90th anniversary year. The theatre… read more

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Musso and Frank Grill: Hollywood History

Classic American cuisine and perfect martinis in a beautiful and historic setting: that’s Musso and Frank Grill, Hollywood’s oldest eatery. While Hollywood may be known for capricious diners interested in checking out the next trendy spot, Musso and Frank remains… read more

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90 Years of the Cherokee Building

The history of the Cherokee Building (located at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard) mirrors the history of Hollywood itself and captures the symbiotic relationship between the city of Los Angeles and the birth of the film industry. It was built in 1927,… read more

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An Afternoon with Earl Carroll

Spend an afternoon with Earl Carroll – followed by “A Night At Earl Carroll’s” – presented by the American Cinematheque, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles & Hollywood Heritage! An illustrated presentation on Sunset Boulevard’s art deco era Earl… read more

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A Silent Classic Brought Back to Life

American Cinematheque, along with the Mary Pickford Foundation and Seeking our Story, present “Little Annie Roonie” at the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The 1925 silent film, starring Mary Pickford as the rebellious young titular… read more