Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the World-famous Chinese Theatre
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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Review: Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the World-Famous Chinese TheaterUser Review - Darrell - Goodreads
This book is a virtual encyclopedia of information all surrounding that curious theater over in Hollywood. If you are planning on going there, read this book first. Read full review
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