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Title
Proscenium arch, Egyptian Theatre
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Meyer & Holler designed the Egyptian Theatre (6708 Hollywood Blvd.) in 1921. The first of the "fantasy" movie palaces on Hollywood Blvd., the Egyptian retains the forecourt with original Egyptian-style paintings. The marquee was altered in the 1950s. The theater was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributor to the Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District in 1985, and in 2000 was restored and renovated by architects Hodgetts+Fung Design Associates, Inc. as home to the American Cinematheque.
Looking toward the stage across the seats in the auditorium, you can see the delicately carved arches around the stage as well as the ornate ceiling above it.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00015762
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Theaters-Egyptian; A-007-717 4x5
CARL0000004357
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/90608
Subject
Egyptian Theatre (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Motion picture theaters--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Interiors--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Egyptian revival (Architecture)--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Meyer & Holler

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