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Valley Music Theater breaks ground
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 21, 1963 reads, "Both used to being the 'star of the show,' Art Linkletter and Danny Thomas run into a little facetious disagreement in selecting just the right spot to break ground for the Valley Music Theater, in which they both own stock. At first, they're proud as punch but when Linkletter attacks his spot rather than Danny's, the cigar-chewing comedian goes after his own shovel. 'I'm a star, too, you know,' he said."; See images #00123941 through #00123948 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 19 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Linkletter, Art,--1912-2010
Thomas, Danny
Valley Music Theater (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Theaters--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Television personalities--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Pointing (Gesture)--California--Los Angeles
Digging--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Cigar smoking--California--Los Angeles
Cigars--California--Los Angeles
Vacant lands--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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