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Vintage Hollywood Sign Photos

Vintage Photos of the Hollywood Sign

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Unquestionably, the Hollywood sign is one of the most iconic symbols that is recognized by billions of people throughout the world. Almost every time you turn around, there is a photo on the television of the famous sign. It has long been recognized by the world that the historic Hollywood sign represents what Hollywood is all about, which is entertainment, and more specifically, the making of movies. The sign, which faces south, and is located on the hillside of Mt. Lee, in the Santa Monica Mountains. The famous sign was erected in 1923 as an advertising vehicle for the real estate development, known as Hollywoodland, which was located just below the sign. The original sign also read ...