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Academy Awards fans
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ballew, Howard
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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More than 2500 movie fans, one of the largest crowds in recent history of the event, jammed the Pantages Theater sidewalks to watch the parade of stars arriving for the Academy Awards presentation on April 7, 1959. After the ceremony began, some of them surged through ropes and chain barriers toward the theater entrance. Finally, police formed a "human chain" to turn back the tide.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 847
Pantages Theatre (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Motion pictures--California--Los Angeles
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Police--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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