Breaking ground for star-studded sidewalks along Hollywood Boulevard are, from left, Supervisor Ernest Debs; E.M. Stuart, originator of the idea; actresses Gigi Perreau and Linda Darnell; Harry M. Sugarman, president of the Hollywood Improvement Assn.; and veteran actors Francis X. Bushman and Charles Coburn. The $1,151,000 project was expected to take 10 months to complete. See more stars on the Hollywood Star Walk, the Los Angeles Times' virtual tour of the streets of Hollywood.
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