Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: California
City: Los Angeles
Location: Hollywood, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard

Cinema, built 1927 as "Grauman's Chinese Theater" for Sid Grauman. Opened May 1927. 1973 bought by Ted Mann and incorporated int the Mann's Theater chain. Renamed "Mann's Chinese Theater". On 9 Nov 2001 re-renamed "Grauman's Chinese Theater". The "Forecourt of the Stars" features foot prints, hand prints and signatures of many Hollywood movie stars. Later renamed "TCL Chinese Theatre".

Links: www.tclchinesetheatres.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, California", on sign: "Chinese"
Reverse Text: "The Chinese Theatre has been the scene of many Hollywood gala premieres. In the forecourt of this famous theatre my be ssen the foot-prints in the cement ofmany filmland's celebrities, both past and present."
Publisher: Western Publisnign & Novelty Co., Los Angeles
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California", on sign: "Chinese"
Reverse Text: "This world-famous theatre is the scene of some most spectacular Premieres. In the recent paving of the forecourt prominent stars, both past and present, have left their hand and footprints as mementos to their admiring public."
Publisher: Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles; 773
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Calif."
Publisher: Frachers
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Footprints and autographs of the stars - Chinese Theatre - Hollywood, Cal.", text in the picture: "With many thanks and appreciation to Sid Grauman, Freddie Bartholomew 4-4-36", "Love to you all - Shirley Temple", "To Sid with all my sole - Joe E. Brown - My mouth print 3-5-"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Reverse Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywod. Famous movie stars' hand and foot prints are preserved in cement on the sidewalk entrance of Grauman's Chinese Theatre."
Publisher: The Geo. H. Eberhard Company, Los Angeles; Mike Roberts Color Production; C4078 Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: on signs: "Chinese", marquees: "June Allyson - David Niven - My Man Godfrey - Cinemascope - Eastmancolor" (advertising the 1957 film "My Man Godfrey")
Reverse Text: "Hollywood, California - Grauman's Chinese Theatre - This unique theatre, one of the outstanding landmarks of Hollywood Boulevard, is the scene of 'supercolossal' premieres. In the cement of the palm-studded forecourt are the hand and footprints of famous stars, past and present."
Publisher: H. S. Crocker Co., Los Angeles; Mirro-Krome; LA-1100
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Grauman's Chinese Hollywood", marquee: advertising the 1959 film "Some Like It Hot"
Reverse Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, California. Colorful view ot the entrance of this world famous show place on Holylwood Boulevard. The crowd is examining the footprints, hand prints, and signatures of the stars - etched in cement for posterity."
Publisher: Mitock & Sons, Sherman Oaks CA; P30753
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theatre", "Hollywood, California", on signs: "Chinese", marquees: advertising the 1969 film "Hello, Dolly"
Reverse Text: "World famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. Hollywod, California. Where millions of visitors come annually to view the 'Footprints of the Stars' - preserved in cenemt for posterity."
Publisher: Mitock & Sons, North Hollywood; 5682
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Chinese Theatre", on signs: "Chinese", marquees: advertising the 1972 film "What's Up, Doc?"
Reverse Text: "Chinese Theatre, Hollywood. Scene of many a gala premier, the theatre is located on Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, California. One of the most intersting features is the sidewalk where hand and foot prints of famous movie stars are preserved in cement. The 'Chinese' name of the theatre refers to its architecture."
Publisher: Krieg Publishing Company, Los Angeles; C36596
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Mann's Chinese Theatre", on signs: "Chinese", marquees: advertising the 1973 film "Enter the Dragon"
Reverse Text: "Mann's Chinese Theatre - Hollywood, CA. First opened in 1927, Hollywood's most famous landmark where the footprints, handprints and signatures of the movie stars are preserved in cement."
Publisher: Krieg Publishing Co., Los Angeles; S-021
Size: Classic
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California", marquees: advertising the 1977 film "Star Wars"
Reverse Text: "Chinese THeater. Hollywood, California. A fabulous structure representing an oriental pagoda internatoinally famous for its brilliant Hollywood premieres. This theater attracts thousands of tourists daily."
Publisher: Mitock Publishers, North Hollywood; P314089
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Hollywood", poster: advertising the 1997 film "Titanic"
Reverse Text: "Welcome to Hollawood. Chinese Theater. Built in 1927. A stunning tribute to Historic Hollywood."
Publisher: D. N. Sales, Torrance CA; SKDHW-19
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Hollywood", signs: "Graumans", "Chinese"; marquees: advertising the 2002 film "Ghost Ship"
Reverse Text: "Greetings from Hollywood Boulevard"
Publisher: Columbia Publishing, Ojai CA; T-435
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Chinese Theatre - Hollywood", marquees: advertising the 2005 film "Coach Carter"
Reverse Text: "Chinese Theatre - Hollywood. The biggest Hollywood movies still premiere at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood."
Publisher: West Coast Publishing Company; LAC-1225
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "The Chinese Theatre, Hollywood"
Reverse Text: "Footprints of the Stars. Forecourt of The Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, where in cement have been immortalized the footprints, handprints, and signatures of the movie stars of yesterday and today."
Publisher: West Coast Publishing Company; 2MWCA-MLA-197-4
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Hollywood", signs: "Graumans", "Chinese", marquees: advertising the 2001 film "Vanilly Sky"
Reverse Text: "The world famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre and Hollywood Boulevard at sunrise."
Publisher: West Coast Publishing Company; LAC-1201
Size: Modern
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Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theatre Front Text: "Los Angeles", sign: "Chinese Theatre"
Reverse Text: "Los Angeles. One of the most famous sidewalks in the world. Stars of the entertianment industry are honoured with their name on their own 'star' along the sidewalk."
Publisher: The Postcard Factory; PC57-LOS 051
Size: Modern
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