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Premiere at the Egyptian Theatre
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
View of large crowd outside the Egyptian Theatre for a visit with Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford. A sign above the entrance reads," Doug and Mary Premiere tonight."; See image 00063853 for an additional view of this event.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Theaters-Grauman's Egyptian; A-008-937 4x5
Egyptian Theatre (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Motion picture theaters--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Motion picture premieres--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Egyptian revival (Architecture)--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Night photographs
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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