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Historic Hollywood Bowl Pictures

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Are you looking for Hollywood Bowl pictures? You can now build your collection of Hollywood Bowl pictures when you browse the images available through There is plenty to choose from including photos of the Bowl's construction, the early shells and Hollywood Bowl concerts. Hollywood Bowl Pictures date from 1921 when Hollywoodians hiked into Daisy Dell to hear the first afternoon concert.  The stage consisted of wooden planks laid on the dirt and the audience ...

Neil Patrick Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

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Emmy-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, September 11, 2011. He was joined by his partner, David Burke, with whom he has adopted two children.

The 2,448th star is located in front of the Frolic Room nightspot next to the Pantages Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.

'As much as an honor as this is, unfortunately it won't be the first time I've been plastered on the sidewalk in front of the Frolic Room,' Harris joked at the late-morning ceremony. 'And, yes, that includes right now. Happy hour starts early in there.'

'How I Met Your Mother' co-star, Jason Segal, and Joss Whedon, the creator of the musical online...

Historic Hollywood Canteen

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The Hollywood Canteen was located at 1451 Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood  and existed from October 3, 1942 to November 22, 1945 (Thanksgiving Day).  As a place offering food, dancing and entertainment for servicemen, usually on their way overseas, it was extremely popular. Even though the majority of visitors were U.S. servicemen, the Canteen was open to servicemen of allied countries as well as women in all branches of service. The serviceman's ticket for admission was his uniform and everything at the Canteen was free of charge.

The founders...

Purchase Hollywood Palladium Pictures

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The famous Hollywood Palladium opened on October 31, 1940 with a concert by Frank Sinatra and the Tommy Dorsey Band.  Since then, the Hollywood Palladium has hosted the Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and concerts with such entertainers The Rolling Stones, Barbara Streisand, The Beach Boys and The Grateful Dead.  In addition, hundreds of conventions and meetings have been held at the Palladium.  During the second world war, the Palladium hosted radio broadcasts featuring Betty Grable greeting servicemen with song requests.  In 2008, the Hollywood Palladium underwent a year long, multimillion dollar renovation

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Find Hollywood Walk Of Fame Images

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Are you enthralled by the Hollywood Walk of Fame? You can find all the images and great photographs that you want when you visit the website of Bruce Torrence’s  There are over three hundred and seventy five photographs of your favorite stars on his website like Reese Witherspoon, Jayne Mansfield, John Ritter, Penelope Cruz, Joe Montegna, and many others. You can find your entire favorite...


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Browse thousands of historic Hollywood pictures including such landmarks as the Hollywood Bowl, the Hollywood Sign, Hollywood Canteen and many more. has the largest number of Hollywood pictures than any other collection in the world.  With more than 12,000 photos in the  collection has placed over 6,000 photos on its web site.

The web site pictures have been divided into ninety subject categories so that viewers are able to select and view with ease.  In addition to the photos, there is a brief history of each category and a blog section that describes many of the photo categories.  

All the Hollywood pictures are available for purchase -- either in digital format or...

The World Famous Brown Derby Restaurant

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If you have ever been interrupted during meal time by a telephone call, then you can blame the Brown Derby Restaurant. The Brown Derby was a chain of restaurants, owned by Robert Cobb. The original restaurant was shaped like a brown derby, which is considered by many to be an iconic image of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

The second Brown Derby restaurant was opened on Valentines Day, 1929, at 1628 N. Vine Street, in Hollywood. Despite its less distinctive Spanish Mission style facade, this Brown Derby, was the restaurant that played the...

Large Collection of Hollywood Images

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Schwab's Pharmacy

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Photographs of the Famous Schwab’s Pharmacy are quite rare but you can see scores of them at

Schwab's Pharmacy opened at 8024 Sunset Boulevard in 1932, and was run by brothers Bernard, Leon, Jack and Martin Schwab. It was a typical drugstore of its time--goods and sundries available for purchase, prescriptions filled, and a soda fountain with counter service

What made Schwab's unlike other drug stores was the fact that it became a gathering place for actors. Not just celebrities, mind you--although they were among the clientele but mostly working, or hoping-to-be-working, actors, who called the place “home” and who spent hours at the counter chatting with each other and perusing the trade rags. ...

Hollywood Walk of Fame

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The Hollywood Walk of Fame consist of 2450 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Blvd. and three blocks of Vine Street, in Hollywood. 

The Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles east to west on Hollywood Boulevard from North Gower Street to north La Brea Ave., plus a short segment of Marshfield Way that runs diagonally between Hollywood and La Brea; and 0.4 miles north to south on Vine Street between Yucca Street and Sunset Blvd.

The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered...

Hollywood Sign Pictures from

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The Hollywood sign is one of the most popular signs without a doubt and countless photographs have been taken of it in times past. While many have recognized the sign as a piece of history there are still many people that don’t identify with it in that way. There are plenty of Hollywood sign pictures to choose from when you shop online at The great thing is that you can view your images, make a decision and move on while you are logged into the web site. 

You can order Hollywood sign pictures in either digital format or actual photographic prints.  There are over 200 images from which to choose.  The early images...

Brown Derby Restaurant Photos

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The Brown Derby restaurants are a major piece of history in Los Angeles that all lovers of Hollywood enjoy. This chain of restaurants was one of the most popular in California, particularly with celebrities. The first restaurant was located on Wilshire Blvd. and was in the shape of a derby hat.  The second restaurant, at 1628 Vine St. in Hollywood opened on Valentines Day 1929.  The other two Brown Derby restaurants were located in Beverly Hills and in the Los Feliz area of Hollywood.  Of all four locations, the Vine Street eatery was, by far, the most popular.  On almost every day or evening, Hollywood celebrities could be seen dining at the restaurant. It wasn’t unusual to see such stars...