Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > Biggest opening day at Mann's Chinese Theater

Image / Biggest opening day at Mann's Chinese Theater

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Biggest opening day at Mann's Chinese Theater
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photo shows the crowds of people waiting at the Grauman's Chinese Theater. The line stretched down Hollywood Boulevard and around the corner. This was the biggest opening day crowd in the history of Mann's Chinese Theater. The long-awaited movie, "Star Trek, the motion picture" played to a total of 7,000 people in its first three showings at the Hollywood film house. About 1,000 "Trekkies" - many of whom camped overnight - were in line when the box office opened at 8:45 a.m.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028719
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Theater
CARL0000035517
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8030
Subject
Chinese Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Star Trek films
Motion picture theaters--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Motion picture audiences--California--Los Angeles
Fans (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Chinese influences
Streets--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Hollywood Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

Explore related content on Calisphere: