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  • Throwback Thursday: The story behind stars' handprints in Hollywood

    Throwback Thursday: The story behind stars' handprints in Hollywood
    If you've ever been to the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Mann's, originally Grauman's), you've probably walked over the handprints and footprints of Hollywood stars imprinted in the concrete. They're a big tourist draw — you can see the stars'...
  • Frank L. Fouce dies at 85; brought theater, TV to Latino audiences

    Frank L. Fouce dies at 85; brought theater, TV to Latino audiences
    Frank L. Fouce, an impresario of Spanish-language entertainment who turned downtown's historic Million Dollar Theater into a prestigious venue for a burgeoning Latino market and helped launch the television network that became Univision, died Sept. 22...
  • George Burns makes his mark with a cigar

     
    George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood....
  • Theaters add bigger screens in a bid to attract more moviegoers

    Theaters add bigger screens in a bid to attract more moviegoers
    The big screen is getting bigger — and bigger. The industry's largest theater chains are bulking up with extra-wide screens in the latest push by exhibitors to distinguish themselves from other forms of entertainment. This fall, the former...
  • 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' car expected to soar at auction

    'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' car expected to soar at auction
    For sale: custom vintage auto with Hollywood pedigree. Three-liter V-6 engine, polished aluminum hood, serpent horn, wings. Has history of issues with exhaust system. Sure, you could drop $2.6 million on a Bugatti Veyron to cruise the Sunset Strip, but...
  • 'The Big Combo,' 'Pitfall' on Broadway: Kenneth Turan's film pick

     
    "The Big Combo" and "Pitfall": The UCLA Film & Television Archive has taken to showing premium films at the Million Dollar Theater, 307 S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, and the film noir double bill scheduled for Wednesday February 8 at 7:30 p.m. is...
  • Grauman's Chinese Theatre to be sold to movie producers

     
    One of Hollywood's most iconic landmarks, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is once again changing hands. A partnership between Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures parent Viacom Inc. has signed an agreement to sell the historic theater on Hollywood Boulevard for...
  • Iconic Grauman's Chinese Theater Sold

    Iconic Grauman's Chinese Theater Sold
    HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- Grauman's Chinese Theater, one of Hollywood's trademark destinations, has been sold to a pair of movie producers for an undisclosed sum, reports said Thursday. Don Kushner, executive producer of Disney's "Tron: Legacy" and local...
  • Kobe Bryant Joins George Clooney, Marilyn Monroe at Grauman's Chinese Theater

    Kobe Bryant Joins George Clooney, Marilyn Monroe at Grauman's Chinese Theater
    HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- Kobe Bryant's hands and feet were immortilized in concrete at Grauman's Chinese Theater Saturday, joining the likes of movie industry legends such as Tom Hanks, Judy Garland and Gary Cooper. Hollywood Boulevard was partially closed...