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Unquestionably, the most exciting events that occur in Hollywood today are the Hollywood Walk of Fame dedication ceremonies.  These events honor celebrities in five categories of entertainment,: Motion Pictures, Television, Radio, Recording and Live Theater/Performance.  Since the first Walk of Fame stars were placed in the Hollywood Blvd. sidewalk, in 1958, there have been 2449 stars placed in Hollywood’s terrazo sidewalk -- the last being Jon Cryer.  The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is responsible for the selection of the recipients and installation of the brass stars.  The celebrity, or his/her agent or sponsor is responsible for the...

View the Best Hollywood Blvd. Photos At Hollywoodphotographs.com

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The very best collection of Hollywood Blvd. photos can be found on the hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  The collection was started, by Bruce Torrence in 1970, and today there are over 12,000 photographs of which there are more than 7,000 images on the web site.  These wonderful photos of Hollywood Blvd. show the development of the street from when it was a dirt road to the way it is now.  Originally, Hollywood Blvd. was named Prospect Ave.  However, in 1910, the residents of Hollywood caused the name to be changed to Hollywood Blvd.  Some of the early...

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The very best collection of Brown Derby photos can be found on the hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  The collection was started, by Bruce Torrence in 1970, and today there are over 12,000 photographs of which there are more than 7,000 images on the web site.  These wonderful photos of the Brown Derby Restaurants show, not only, the exteriors of these four restaurant locations, but also the many celebrities who dined there.  Clark Gable and Carol Lombard, ...

View the Best Schwab’s Pharmacy Photos From Hollywoodphotographs.com

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The very best collection of Schwab’s Pharmacy photos can be found on the hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  The collection was started, by Bruce Torrence in 1970, and today there are over 12,000 photographs of which there are more than 7,000 images on the web site.  Many of these wonderful photos of Schwab’s Pharmacy show popular celebrities eating at the lunch counter, chatting with other people, or columnist Sidney Skolsky interviewing people.  Celebrities in these photos include such stars as ...

View the Best Hollywood Laurel Canyon Photos from Hollywoodphotographs.com

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The very best collection of Laurel Canyon photos can be found on the hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  The collection was started, by Bruce Torrence in 1970, and today there are over 12,000 photographs of which there are more than 7,000 images on the web site.  These wonderful photos of Laurel Canyon show the development of the area from when it was a dirt road to the way it is now.  Some of the early photos show the Lookout Mountain Inn during the teens, the first house in the canyon and the old Laurel Tavern.  There are also photos of the trackless...

View the Best Hollywood Walk of Fame Photos

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The very best collection of Hollywood Walk of Fame photos can be found on the hollywoodphotographs.com.  The collection was started, by Bruce Torrence in 1970, and today there are over 12,000 photographs of which there are more than 7,000 images on the web site.  Many of these wonderful photos of the Hollywood Walk of Fame show popular celebrities during their Walk of Fame ceremonies.  Celebrities in these photos include such stars as Etta James, ...

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Unquestionably, the best Hollywood Images are on the hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  With over 12,000 photographs in the collection, there are more that 7,000 Hollywood Images on the web site.  

The newly designed web site is more user friendly and easier to find the photographs desired.  Today, there are over ninety categories from which to choose.  Whether it is images of the Hollywood sign, the hand and footprints ceremonies at Grauman’s...

SANATA CLAUS LANE PARADE

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The Hollywood Christmas Parade, formerly the Santa Claus Lane Parade, is an annual parade that takes place on the weekend after Thanksgiving in Hollywood. The parade's 3.5-mile route follows Hollywood Blvd. and features various celebrities among its participants.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce created th parade in 1928 to boost shopping. Originally called the Santa Claus Lane Parade, the inaugural event featured only Santa Claus and the actress Jeanette Loff being driven in a sleigh (on wheels) being pulled by two reindeer. .

The parade continued to grow in scale with the help of local businesses and the community. In 1931 Santa Claus rode a truck-pulled float instead of the reindeer-pulled carriage of previous...

Paul Delongpre by Hollywoodphotographs.com

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Paul DeLongpre was born in Lyon, France in 1855. reared and educated in Paris and at the age of twelve, began painting flowers on fans.  In 1874, he married Miss Josephine Estivenard.  In 1896. he staged a watercolor flower painting exhibition in New York.  Three years later, he came to Los Angeles with his wife and three children, Alice, Blanche and Pauline.  He was an habitué of the bicycle and in his wanderings for flowers, often visited the Cahuenga Valley (later known as Hollywood(, where he met the Blondeau family. While exhibiting some of his paintings, he met Mrs. Wilcox...

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME IMAGES JUST FOR YOU

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Did you know that you can now print Hollywood walk of fame images digitally or you can get order them in the original film format? You can browse our entire collection so that you can get what you want at the right price in the right size. There isn’t any other way to get these high quality photographs than from such a fine collection as this at Hollywoodphotographs.com There is plenty to choose from, and you can get the sizes that you want for personal or commercial use. There are over 300 images including those of Bill Cosby, Billy Daniels...

Purchasing Hollywood Walk of Fame Photos Is Easy

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Those who are fans of entertainment celebrities, will be interested in seeing fabulous Hollywood Walk of Fame photos on the www.hollywoodphotographs.com web site.  Started by Bruce Torrence, this web site has the widest selection of Hollywood Walk of Fame photos than any other website on the internet. You can order digital images or have them print  8x10, 11x14, and 16x20 photos. No matter which size you choose you can easily create your own collection of photos from the Walk of Fame.  

Hollywoodphotographs.com is continuing to add Hollywood Walk of Fame photos to the web site. Recent additions include ...

PURCHASE HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN PHOTOS

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In the 1940's, soldiers being sent off or just returning from service could enjoy a visit to the Hollywood Canteen, where they could drink for free and even hobnob with movie stars and Hollywood elite.  Cofounded by actor John Garfield and superstar Bette Davis, offered free admission and free drinks for soldiers in uniform, and was so well respected in the industry for what it did for these soldiers that movie stars and other Hollywood talents often volunteered there or simply spent time there in order to shake hands with those in the service.

The Hollywood Canteen may be closed but for anyone that loves vintage Hollywood or Americana memorabilia, images and photographs of...

POSTWAR LAUREL CANYON HISTORY AND PHOTOS

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With the end of World War II, another wave of development took place  Laurel Canyon was no exception.  . As in previous growth spurts, this phase was driven by a population shift to the Sun Belt and the emergence of new industries, including steel production and aeronautics. The style was definitely modern with many homes built on previously unbuildable lots, including homes built on stilts on steep hillsides – a radical concept for the time. 

All around our neighborhood, hillsides were graded and suburban-style tract homes were built. It is a wonder that the shady, country-like atmosphere has survived at all.

The Fifties postwar period also produced The Beat Generation, and Los Angeles supported a lively coffee...

Tips for Finding Hollywood Palladium Pictures

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When you have someone on your gift list that loves movies, concerts, Americana, or Hollywood, you may want to consider some Hollywood Palladium pictures as gift ideas.  There have been many shows and concerts performed at this famous landmark and anyone that is looking to add some personality and flair to their home or office may appreciate this images as part of their décor.  Opened in 1940, the Hollywood Palladium has played host to countless famous entertainers like, Tommy Dorsey and his band, Frank Sinatra, Glen Miller, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and Madonna. It has also been the location for...

Purchase the Best Hollywood Sign Pictures

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When you love the movie industry or have someone on your gift list that does, you may want to consider Hollywood sign pictures for yourself or for them.  These make for unusual and unique gifts that everyone is sure to love, and you can choose them in any number of sizes and styles.  The Hollywood sign is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable icon.s. 

As an example of how someone might use Hollywood sign pictures for themselves, think of how great they would look as posters in a home theater or family room.  If they appreciate vintage items of any sort, whether for the movie industry or not, some black and white prints can add a sense of history to their display area.  What could be more vintage than some black and white Hollywood...

HOLLYWOOD PICTURES GIVE A GLIMPSE OF HISTORY

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In order to fully appreciate Hollywood, it’s best to learn about its history from initial development to becoming an icon for the movie industry. One way to get a glimpse and better understanding of Hollywood and its history is to look at Hollywood pictures that document the construction of famed buildings like the Griffith Observatory, Chinese Theater and the Hollywood Bowl. 

Hollywoodphoptographs.com has the largest collection of historical Hollywood pictures including photos of the growth of the...