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Title
Opening of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1922
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
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.
Crowds gather for the opening of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre featuring "Robin Hood."
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028654
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 226
CARL0000035452
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8298
Subject
Egyptian Theatre (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Robin Hood (Motion picture)
Motion picture theaters--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture premieres--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Egyptian revival (Architecture)--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Meyer & Holler
Time Period
1921-1930

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