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VJ Day photo

When Japan surrendered during World War II (VJ DAY), thousands of Hollywood workers and residents flocked onto Hollywood Blvd. to celebrate the end of the war. The traffic came to a standstill while the happy crowd revelled in their excitement. It was like a ticker tape parade in New York, when workers in high rise buildings threw paper out of the windows. Photo is from the hollywoodphotographs.com website.

Hollywood Theater photo

The Hollywood Theater was the second movie theater to be opened in Hollywood. The first was the Iris Theater which was in a store front, located on Hollywood Blvd. The Hollywood Theater was what theaters to day look like. This photo was taken in 1916 and is on Hollywood Blvd., just east of Highland Ave. From the hollywoodphotographs.com website. 

Paramount studio photo

Paramount Studios, on Marathon Street, was one of the major studios in Hollywood. Originally known as the Famous Players Lasky studios the studio was, originally, located on Vine Street. In 1926, the popular studio built and moved into their new facility. Photo from the hollywoodephotographs.com website.

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