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New Hollywood Sign Photos

Photo of Hollywoodland Sign construction

1923 Construction of the Hollywoodland sign. Men carrying light bars up to be installed on the sign.

Vintage photo of the Hollywood Sign

1925 A car driving in the Hollywoodland residental tract, just below the Hollywoodland sign.

Historic photo of Peg Entwistle

In September 1932, a despondent actress named Millicent "Peg" Entwistle climbed a ladder at the back end of the letter "H", of the Hollywoodland sign, and jumped. It's believed that a hiker found her body a couple days after "Peg" commited suicide.

1978 The new Hollywood Sign photo

In 1978, the Hollywood sign was so badly damaged, due to fifty years of weather damage, it was demolished. A new sign was was erected, using modern day materials. Here is a 1978 photo of the construction of the new sign. 

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