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Losing Egypt

Let’s go back to the evening of Wednesday, October 18, 1922 – the very first Hollywood red-carpet premiere – the premiere of Robin Hood, starring Douglas Fairbanks – the father, not the son. This took place at the brand new … Continue reading

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Walk like an Egyptian

Back in 1922 all things Egyptian were the rage. That’s why there’s the Egyptian Theater here on Hollywood Boulevard. Sid Grauman had done well with his Million Dollar Theater downtown, and his first theater on Hollywood Boulevard was the Egyptian … Continue reading

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