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The War of the Wax Museums

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

HOLLYWOOD ATTRACTIONS

A heated wax museum war takes shape in Hollywood

 

 

A wax figure of Angelina Jolie, right, at Madame Tussauds is posed next to a photograph of Jolie as she is seen at the Hollywood Wax Museum. The display is part of a marketing effort by Madame Tussauds. (Barbara Davidson, Los Angeles Times / December 16, 2011)

 

 

Madame Tussauds is trying to best its cheaper competitor, the Hollywood Wax Museum, with a new marketing blitz stressing the defects in its rival’s paraffin starlets, singers and comics.

 

By Hugo Martín
Los Angeles Times
December 21, 2011

 

Dissing Angelina Jolie normally isn’t the best way to get ahead in this town.

 

But tough times call for tough tactics in the war of the Hollywood wax museums.

 

Madame Tussauds, which considers itself the ne plus ultra of wax artistry — with the $25 ticket price to match — is trying to best its cheaper competitor, the Hollywood Wax Museum, with a new marketing blitz stressing the defects in its rival’s paraffin starlets, singers and comics.

 

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Stroll Down Hollywood Boulevard…

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

HOLLYWOOD ATTRACTIONS

A stroll down Hollywood Boulevard reveals movie history

 

  

by Mark Dawidziak
Plain Dealer Television Critic

 

LOS ANGELES — You can find the history of Hollywood in the decades worth of film gems available on DVD. You can find it between the covers of countless books written by cinema scholars.

 

Or you can find it by simply taking a stroll down Hollywood Boulevard.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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