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Photo El Capitan Theater on Vine St.

Ken Muray's "Blackouts" was the longest running show in Hollywood's History. Performed at the El Capitan Theater, on north Vine St., the "Blackouts" was similar to a vaudeville show. Starring Ken Murray and Marie Wilson, the show had scores of acts. 

Vintage photo of Hollywood Blvd.

Until 1912, Prospect Ave (now Hollywood Blvd.) was mostly residential. Here is a 1900 photo, looking north at Prospect Ave. & Wilcox Ave.

Photo of the Hollywood Canteen

1943: The entrance to the Hollywood Canteen on Cahuenga Ave. During its three year existance, more than 3 million servicemen walked through the Canteen's doors.

Photo of letter D in Hollywood Sign

1923 A worker standing in the letter "D" during the construction of the Hollywoodland sign. Today, the sign reads HOLLYWOOD.

Early photo of the Brown Derby Restaurant

1936 The Hollywood Brown Derby, on N. Vine St., was the most popular eatery in Hollywood. It was not uncommon to see many celebrities having lunch or dinner there. It was here that the famous Cobb salad was first made. 

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