|Los Angeles, CA: Chinese Theater|
Country: United States of America
City: Los Angeles
Location: Hollywood, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard
Cinema, built 1927 as "Grauman's Chinese Theater" for Sid Grauman. Opened May 1927. 1973 bought by Ted Mann and incorporated int the Mann's Theater chain. Renamed "Mann's Chinese Theater". On 9 Nov 2001 re-renamed "Grauman's Chinese Theater". The "Forecourt of the Stars" features foot prints, hand prints and signatures of many Hollywood movie stars. Later renamed "TCL Chinese Theatre".
Front Text: "Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California", on sign: "Chinese"|
Reverse Text: "This world-famous theatre is the scene of some most spectacular Premieres. In the recent paving of the forecourt prominent stars, both past and present, have left their hand and footprints as mementos to their admiring public."
Publisher: Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles; 773
Type: Divided Back
Front Text: "Footprints and autographs of the stars - Chinese Theatre - Hollywood, Cal.", text in the picture: "With many thanks and appreciation to Sid Grauman, Freddie Bartholomew 4-4-36", "Love to you all - Shirley Temple", "To Sid with all my sole - Joe E. Brown - My mouth print 3-5-"|
Type: Real Photo
Front Text: on signs: "Chinese", on marquees: "June Allyson - David Niven - My Man Godfrey - Cinemascope - Eastmancolor" (advertising the 1957 film, "My Man Godfrey")|
Reverse Text: "Hollywood, California - Grauman's Chinese Theatre - This unique theatre, one of the outstanding landmarks of Hollywood Boulevard, is the scene of 'supercolossal' premieres. In the cement of the palm-studded forecourt are the hand and footprints of famous stars, past and present."
Publisher: H. S. Crocker Co., Los Angeles; Mirro-Krome; LA-1100
Type: Divided Back
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