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  Hollywood Forever Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood, California, adjacent to the north side of Paramount Studios.
The cemetery was founded in 1899 as the Hollywood Memorial Park.
Among those interred or entombed in the cemetery are a number of important personalities, famous persons, including men and women from the entertainment industry, important people in the history of Los Angeles, and their relatives.
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 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., situated northwest of Downtown.
Hollywood was incorporated as a municipality in 1903.
Thus, the fame of Hollywood came from its identity with the movies and movie stars; and the word "Hollywood," a word that, when spoken in any country on Earth, evokes worlds, even galaxies of memories, came to be colloquially used to refer to the motion picture industry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollywood   (2718 words)

  
 Hollywood, California - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Due to its fame and identity as a major center of movie studios and stars, the word "Hollywood" is often used colloquially to refer to the American motion picture industry in Southern California, a term deriving from the famous community.
A locally popular (though disputed) etymology is that the name Hollywood traces to the ample stands of native Toyon, or "California Holly," that cover the hillsides.
The first movie studio in the Hollywood area, Nestor Studios, was founded in 1911 by Al Christie for David Horsley in an old building on the southeast corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Hollywood,_California   (2040 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Hollywood Forever Cemetery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery in West Adams district of Los Angeles, California is a burial grounds established in 1884 as the Rosedale Cemetery.
Among those interred or entombed in the cemetery are a number of important personalities, famous persons, including men and women from the entertainment industry, and their relatives.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hollywood-Forever-Cemetery   (4214 words)

  
 Let Us Hit Pause and Reflect, from the LA Times, 1/31/01
Cassity said the cemetery is now equipped to preserve DNA remains (such as hair samples) of loved ones in an off-site deep freeze storage facility.
The Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where more than 85,000 have come to their final resting place, is a quiet expanse of 62 green acres abutting Paramount Studios.
His parents were already buried at Hollywood Forever, but when he returned to his native Ukraine several years ago, he gathered pictures and sound for a family archive.
www.hollywood-underground.com /hfarticle2.htm   (1846 words)

  
 Hollywood Haunted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The most famous of haunted hotels in Hollywood is the Hollywood Roosevelt.
Speaking of cemeteries, no visit to Hollywood would be complete without a stop to the final resting places of the stars.
Hollywood Forever was formally known as Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery and is located at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood.
www.hallowfreaks.com /hollywood.html   (1388 words)

  
 Los Angeles Business Journal: Restored Hollywood Cemetery Becoming Profitable
Whether Forever Enterprises can replicate the success of Hollywood Forever at other facilities that lack the allure of perpetual proximity to such Hollywood heavyweights as Rudolph Valentino, Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield and Douglas Fairbanks remains to be seen, industry analysts say.
A Hollywood Forever gravesite starts at $900, averages about $1,900 and will go as high as $10,000 to $12,000 once several new lakeside plots are developed.
Hollywood Forever has introduced a number of programs that are a typical of the cemetery business.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m5072/is_48_22/ai_67643186   (1468 words)

  
 Hollywood Forever Memorial Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hollywood Forever is an old fashion cemetery containing many imposing tall old headstones and towering monuments, including a few unusual shaped ones such as obelisks and rocket ships.
This cemetery is so picturesque with its lake and tall palm trees, that it has been used as a background location for many Hollywood movies including Hot Shots starring Charlie Sheen and L.A.Story starring Steve Martin.
Buried next to his wife it was she who suggested the name to him, after talking to a woman on a train who's hometown was named Hollywood, the rest is history.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /MemorialParks/hollywoodforever.htm   (447 words)

  
 Hollywood Underground - Dearly Departed
Hollywood Forever, formerly Hollywood Memorial Park, is located on Santa Monica Blvd, in Hollywood, CA and is such a intriguing place.
It has now been restored to a beautiful cemetery, with a fountain in the middle of the lake with the William C. Clark Mausoleum and well kept lawns, with private, outdoor mausoleums.
Hollywood Forever is looking more and more like it did in it's hey day.
www.hollywood-underground.com /hf.htm   (1519 words)

  
 towleroad: Innovating the Death Industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tyler Cassity bought the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in 1998 with his brother Brent.
Working for Hollywood Forever are a phalanx of editors, producers, and documentarians who create a living memorial of the deceased's life through film, pictures, and digital media that is on permanent view to the public in a video archive at the cemetery.
Hollywood Forever is a fun place to watch old movies projected onto the outdoor crypt wall.
towleroad.typepad.com /towleroad/2005/08/innovating_the_.html   (478 words)

  
 Campus Circle
Hollywood Forever, located behind the Paramount Studios back lot, is the eternal home to many of the entertainment industry’s most influential celebrities and contributors.
Although more than 400 notable Hollywood figures can be found resting beneath the soil of this Los Angeles cemetery, there are still many people who may not find the grounds of a celebrity-filled graveyard to be the most desirable place to visit.
Notorious gangsters, Bugsy Siegal and Harry Cohn are buried at Hollywood Forever, along with the multi-talented Monta Bell, who was a director, producer, actor, writer and editor during the mid-20th century.
www.campuscircle.net /review.cfm?r=836   (953 words)

  
 Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, in the center of Hollywood, close to Paramount Studio reports continuous sightings of ghostly figures.
We traveled from one building to the next, crossing the lawns of the cemetery as we went from one to the next.
Though none of us believe ghost generally hang out in cemeteries, this one is famous for sightings of many of the by-gone stars who are buried there.
www.eeeek.com /hollywoodcemetery.html   (1111 words)

  
 ForeverNetwork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
That's why each Forever cemetery is a Library of Lives, storing thousands of LifeStories, made from video and film clips, photos, written and spoken words.
    Yet the cemetery had fallen into disrepair and bankruptcy in recent years.After decades of neglect, the legendary cemetery became Hollywood Forever Cemetery in 1998 and a much-needed renaissance was set in motion and continues today.
While the cemetery is a rich source of history, it is also leading the memorialization industry into the future with its unique LifeStory technology.
www.hollywoodforever.com /Cemetery.htm   (688 words)

  
 VIA Online: Hollywood: A Weekend Getaway
But Hollywood itself, the balmy enclave where it all began, is routinely dismissed as the place to go if you want a lewd T-shirt or a cheap tattoo.
Hollywood's most celebrated movie house is, of course, Mann's Chinese Theatre, also on the Boulevard.
Adjoining Paramount is the lush, sprawling Hollywood Forever Cemetery, full of pomegranate trees, palms, and celebrity grave sites, from Marion Davies's handsome mausoleum to the ostentatious Douglas Fairbanks memorial.
www.viamagazine.com /weekenders/hollywood00.asp   (1111 words)

  
 Santa Monica Boulevard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It runs from the eastern part of Hollywood to Santa Monica and passes through the communities of Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, West Los Angeles, and Santa Monica.
In the portion from Holloway Drive in West Hollywood to Sepulveda Boulevard in West Los Angeles, the tracks were in a separate right-of-way, with two roadways on either side of the tracks.
Santa Monica Boulevard is the main route through West Hollywood, and is frequently closed for celebrations and parades.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Monica_Boulevard   (307 words)

  
 Jewish Cemeteries in Los Angeles
Hollywood Forever Cemetery has a feature called “Lifestories,” which are basically online multimedia presentations about those who are buried there.
Originally founded as the cemetery of the Hebrew Benevolent Society in 1855 in Chavez Ravine at Lookout Dr. and Lilac Terrace, it was moved to its current location in 1902.
The remains of the 360 Jews buried in the old cemetery were moved between 1902 and 1910.
home.earthlink.net /~nholdeneditor/jewish_cemeteries_in_los_angeles.htm   (548 words)

  
 Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Roadside America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hollywood Memorial Park, one of the most famous Cemeteries of the Stars, may have to lock its gates for good if a new owner doesn't work out.
Since the Hollywood Cemetery Association filed for bankruptcy nearly two years ago, the cemetery has been run by a court-appointed trustee.
The cemetery has been battered by tourism wear and tear, vandalism and the 1994 LA earthquake, and would cost millions to fix.
www.roadsideamerica.com /news/971116CAHOL.html   (402 words)

  
 City of the Silent - Caretaker's Notebook
In the back of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, near the wall that separates the land of the dead from the land of flickering shadows (Paramount Studios), stand the graves of which I am most fond in this park.
Most of Hollywood Forever is reserved only for the dead: this section welcomes signs of the living, too.
An imposing pile of junk rests atop a grave at the cemetery of the San Antonio de Pala Assistencia, in northern San Diego county.
www.alsirat.com /silence/notebook/note12162000.html   (904 words)

  
 Los Angeles, California - Johnny Ramone Statue - Hollywood Forever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The owners of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, final resting site for a number of celebrities including Iron Eyes Cody, Mel Blanc, Virginia Rappe, and both Darla and Alfalfa from Our Gang, are looking for a PR Agency to help them with a national rollout, according to a recent story in PR Week.
Hollywood Forever is one of the few cemeteries in the world to hold concerts, including one planned for October featuring jazz artists in a tribute to Woody Herman, who is buried there.
Hollywood Forever is the site of several scenes from the soon-to-be released film, The Independent, starring Jerry Stiller and Janeane Garofalo.
www.roadsideamerica.com /tips/getAttraction.php3?tip_AttractionNo==5418   (670 words)

  
 Read about Hollywood Forever Cemetery at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Hollywood Forever Cemetery and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hollywood, California, adjacent to the north side of
Among those interred or entombed in the cemetery are a number of important personalities, famous persons, including men and women from the entertainment industry, et cetera, and their relatives.
Though not interred here, there is a bronze statue in his guitar-playing mold on the cemetery grounds.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Hollywood_Forever_Cemetery   (483 words)

  
 Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Stars' Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a large cemetery, with two huge indoor mausoleums and countless outdoor graves.
Some sections of the cemetery grounds are a little unkempt (more than a handful of tombstones are broken or tilted by overgrown tree roots), but the tranquil area by the lake is beautiful.
And despite their age, both buildings are white and sunny (illuminated by stained-glass skylights), not at all the sort of dark and spooky environs your imagination might conjure up when you think of an old mausoleum.
www.seeing-stars.com /Buried2/HollywoodMemorial.shtml   (1572 words)

  
 Entertainment Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The films, usually a fl-and-white crime drama or suspense, are shown on the side of the massive mausoleum on the grounds of the cemetery, so you are surrounded by dead people, but not actually on top of them.
A $10 donation admission is suggested, which helps pays for improvements at the cemetery and film restoration.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard at Gower.
www.ent-today.com /features/jul04/f071604_hmf.htm   (510 words)

  
 Cinema in the cemetery drawing grave reviews - The Washington Times: Entertainment - August 25, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HOLLYWOOD — Amid the mausoleums and headstones at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, about 1,700 guests have unfurled picnic blankets and set up beach chairs; erected makeshift coffee tables with flowers and candles; and unpacked dinners of sushi, fried chicken or pasta salad.
Though at least 100 Hollywood icons are laid to rest there — including actor Rudolph Valentino, "Ten Commandments" producer Cecil B. DeMille and Bugs Bunny voice Mel Blanc — the cemetery's fame had faded.
His first charge in Hollywood was revitalizing the cemetery — repaving roads, replacing broken stained glass inside mausoleums and righting monuments.
www.washtimes.com /entertainment/20040824-091937-8641r.htm   (680 words)

  
 Hollywood Forever Cemetery - part 4: Stars' Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The large Grecian tomb in the center of the lake belongs to philanthropist William A. Clark Jr., who founded the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and donated the Clark Library on the UCLA campus.
A young starlet, she was the center of the biggest scandal to ever rock Hollywood.
Fortunately, the new owners of Hollywood Forever recently replaced the portrait with a small, full-length, color photo of Jayne.
www.seeing-stars.com /Buried2/HollywoodMemorial4.shtml   (794 words)

  
 Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery is home to the spectacular memorial to the ultimate swashbuckling actor, Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
At the end of a 120-foot-long reflecting pool, Fairbanks' sarcophagus rests on a white granite platform in front of a large white wall, highlighted by his profile in brass.
She died in 1977 is also buried at Hollywood Forever.
www.cemeteryguide.com /fairbanks.html   (763 words)

  
 "The Stars of Hollywood Forever"
"The Stars of Hollywood Forever" represents the first comprehensive compilation of early contributors to the growth and development of Los Angeles; film industry personalities; musicians and; a handful of gangsters to be interred at this legendary cemetery.
And others who were once at Hollywood Forever, but later moved to other locations.
From the obscure to the famous, from wonderful slices of forgotten Americans to still-honored names, this is a fascinating and historically relevant collection of names, glories, sadnesses, dates, facts and figures and reveries of other places, other times.
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 2003 Hollywood forever event calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery has a rich and fascinating history.
We are convening at a religiously neutral location - a chapel at a cemetery.
These tours give a historical perspective of Hollywood, featuring movie moguls, stars, early pioneers and entrepreneurs, as well as many forms of monumental architecture.
www.socal.com /articles/237-.html   (693 words)

  
 Moviepie Forum: Young and Dead: Hollywood Forever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Founded in 1899, Hollywood Forever Memorial Park in Los Angeles is the final resting place for numerous stars from the early days of Hollywood, including Douglas Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Janet Gaynor, Jayne Mansfield, Harry Cohn, Tyrone Power and Rudolph Valentino.
A cemetery is a place people remember, and we realized we could a lot more than first name, last name, date of birth and date of death.
His first charge in Hollywood, however, was revitalizing the cemetery_ repaving roads, replacing broken stained glass inside mausoleums and righting monuments.
www.moviepie.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=2&t=000011   (1557 words)

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