Changes at Grauman’s Chinese?


Grauman’s Chinese: Movie star prints’ futures not set in cement



Commemorating their movie hit “Gentlemen Prefer Blonds” in the favored Hollywood way, Marilyn Monroe, left, and Jane Russell plant their hands in a slab of freshly-poured cement in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard. (Los Angeles Times)



Grauman’s Chinese Theatre’s new owners have increased cement print ceremonies, but some new squares may not be placed in the forecourt; old ones may be removed.


By Amy Kaufman
Los Angeles Times
December 29, 2011


Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is hallowed Hollywood tourist ground, the famed site where silver-screen stars such as Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra literally cemented their legends by making hand- and footprints in concrete. On a recent November morning, those movie icons were joined by three gigantic rodents: Alvin and the Chipmunks.


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One Response to “Changes at Grauman’s Chinese?”

  1. Scatter says:

    Well, thank goodness these ridiculous puppet prints and no talent hacks won’t end up in the forecourt. Maybe they can be used under the dumpster in back?

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