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Hooray for Hollywood!

By Deborah

Hollywood

Images in Hollywood, California

[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_hollywood-sign.jpg]The Hollywood Sign
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_roosevelt.jpg]The Roosevelt Hotel
Named after Theodore Roosevelt and financed by a group including Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and Louis B. Mayer, it first opened its doors on May 15, 1927.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_el-capitan.jpg]El Capitan Theatre
El Capitan, dubbed "Hollywood's First Home of Spoken Drama," opened as a legitimate theatre on May 3, 1926
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_handv2.jpg]Hollywood & Vine
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_crosroads2.jpg]Cross Roads of the World
Located on Sunset Blvd., it was built in 1936. Once a busy shopping center, the Crossroads now hosts private offices, primarily for the entertainment industry. It has been used for location shooting in many films, including L.A. Confidential and The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, in TV shows including Dragnet and Remington Steele, and in commercials by McDonald's, Ford and Mattel. A reproduction of Crossroads' iconic tower and spinning globe can be seen just inside the entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Florida. Today, Crossroads is the creative home of a variety of music publishers and producers, television and film script writers, film and recording companies, novelists, costume designers, publicists and casting agencies.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_holly1.jpg]The Four Silver Ladies of Hollywood
Marks the entrance to the Walk of Fame. Each statue depicts and actress; Mae West, Dorothy Dandridge, Anna May Wong and Delores Del Tio. The top has a Marilyn Monroe weather vane.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_walk-of-fame.jpg]Walk of Fame
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_capital-records.jpg]Capital Records Building
Build in 1956.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_cinerama.jpg]Cinerama Dome
November 11, 1963 with a 70mm run of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World". Located on Sunset Blvd. near Vine.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_chi.jpg]Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Built in 1927. There are nearly 200 Hollywood celebrity handprints, footprints, and autographs in the concrete of the theater's forecourt.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_egypt.jpg]The Egyptian Theatre
Built by Grauman it is one of the world's most famous movie theatres. Opened in 1922, it was the venue for the first-ever Hollywood premiere.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_kodak.jpg]The Kodak Theater
This is where the Oscar's and other award shows are taped.
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_p1280169.jpg]Jimmy Kimmel Live
[img src=http://deborahsexpressions.com/wp-content/flagallery/hollywood/thumbs/thumbs_valentino.jpg]Rudolph Valentino's Final Resting Place
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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