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  Original Stardust - Hollywood Memorabilia
Twenty years ago the revitalization of Hollywood began and we were there.
In 1987, two hundred of the 1,857 world famous celebrities stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame required overhauling or complete replacement due to intrusive ficus tree roots, years of earthquake, pedestrian and automobile traffic.
During the 1990's several hundred of the landmark stars were removed by the MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority during the construction of the subway through Hollywood.
www.hollywoodwalkoffamestardust.com   (234 words)

  
 Hollywood Walk of Fame
One of Hollywood's most popular tourist attractions, the Walk of Fame lies on both sides of Hollywood Blvd. from Gower to La Brea, both sides of Vine Street and from Yucca to Sunset.
The Silver Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo at Lea Brea, the start of the Walk of Fame should not be missed.
While your walking along the Walk of Fame why not explore the handprints of over 200 stars in the Grauman's Chinese Theater forecourt.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /walkoffame.htm   (297 words)

  
 Walk of Fame Stars - Desk Top Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
The licensed Walk of Fame Star is printed with name and selected icon.
Your Miniature Hollywood Walk of Fame Star can be packaged elegantly in our fl velvet presentation box.
Someone you know deserves their name on a Miniature Walk of Fame Star.
www.yourhollywoodstar.com   (242 words)

  
 Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Walk started out in 1960 with over 2,500 "stars,", 948 of which were blank, and 1,558 of which were dedicated to past Hollywood greats.
The Walk of Fame used to stop at Sycamore, but in 1994 it was expanded a block west to La Brea Avenue.
And anchoring west end of the Walk of Fame, at the corner of Hollywood and La Brea, is a gleaming silver gazebo, topped by a spire which reads "Hollywood," and featuring sleek, life-size statues of four silver screen goddesses in evening gowns.
www.seeing-stars.com /Immortalized/WalkOfFame.shtml   (862 words)

  
 Hollywood Icons
Whether you scroll down Hollywood Boulevard's famous stars on the Walk of Fame, or hear all about the venerable Mr.
Hollywood, Hollywood's Honorary Mayor Johnny Grant, or catch a glimpse of the international Hollywood Sign, or even celebrate in style the Hollywood Christmas Parade with glitz and starry glamour, enjoy Hollywood, the most talked-about town in the world where people come for the name and stay for the fame.
The world-renowned Hollywood Sign and the famous Walk of Fame are Trademarked.
www.hollywoodchamber.net /icons/index.asp   (156 words)

  
 Munchkins to get star on Walk of Fame - UPI.com
Clarence Swensen, one of only nine survivors of the 125-member Munchkins cast, said he plans to be at the upcoming dedication ceremony, The Austin (Texas) American-Statesman reported.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said Munchkins Mickey Carroll, Ruth Duccini, Jerry Maren, Margaret Pellegrini, Meinhardt Raabe and Karl Slover also plan to attend the dedication, scheduled for Nov. 20 in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
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www.upi.com /NewsTrack/Entertainment/2007/11/14/munchkins_to_get_star_on_walk_of_fame/2096   (267 words)

  
 More on Hollywood
Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Hollywood was incorporated as a municipality in 1903.
The word "Hollywood" is also colloquially used to refer to the film and television industry in Southern California, the term deriving from the famous community.
www.eduhistory.com /hollywood.htm   (840 words)

  
 Hollywood Attractions : Coolest Spots in Hollywood, California
Hollywood, the land of dreams, became part of the Los Angeles area in 1910 and only one year after that the first motion picture studio was established.
In Hollywood, CA there are tons of museums filled with everything in them from historic Hollywood movie artifacts, cars and tributes to idols from around the world.
Hollywood is also not far from the world famous Rodeo Shopping District where all of the most notorious designers have stores to show off their newest and craziest creations.
www.losangeles.com /attractions/hollywood.html   (512 words)

  
  Hollywood Walk of Fame - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the entertainment industry.
The Walk of Fame runs east to west on Hollywood Boulevard from Gower Street to La Brea Avenue, and north to south on Vine Street between Yucca Street and Sunset Boulevard.
The Walk of Fame was created in 1958 by southern Californian artist Oliver Weismuller, who was hired by the city to give Hollywood a "face lift".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollywood_Walk_of_Fame   (1233 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Hollywood Boulevard as taken from the Kodak Theatre Hollywood Boulevard is an avenue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, beginning at Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest to Vermont Avenue, where it straightens out and runs due west to Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
Hollywood Walk of fame File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Walk of Fame was designated, in 1978, as a Cultural/Historic Landmark by the City of Los Angeles.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hollywood_Walk_Of_Fame   (3597 words)

  
 History of the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Walk of Fame is a permanent monument of the past, as well as the present.
Administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Walk of Fame was designated, in 1978, as a Cultural/Historic Landmark by the City of Los Angeles.
The Hollywood Historic Trust, a continuing, self-financing program, maintains the quality of the Walk of Fame and the historic lure that is Hollywood.
www.laavenue.com /Historywalkoffame.htm   (397 words)

  
 Definition of Hollywood Walk of Fame
Created in 1958, the Walk of Fame has become a tribute to performers and others within show business.
An average of 200 applications are received each year; from those applications, an average of 20 are selected (according to the WOF website) by a committee containing a representative "with expertise" in each of the five categories.
By 1994 over 2,000 of the original stars were filled, and additional stars were added to extend the Walk west past Sycamore to La Brea Avenue, where it is now terminated by the Silver Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Hollywood_Walk_of_Fame   (560 words)

  
 Walk of Fame
A new group of entertainers in motion pictures, television, radio, live theater, and recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced June 23, 2006 by Johnny Grant, chairman of the Walk of Fame Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
These individuals were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held June 16, and ratified by the Chamber's Board of Directors.
Walk of Fame Chairman Johnny Grant commented, “It’s a privilege to honor these performers, and I’m sure their fans and supporters will enjoy attending the induction ceremonies on Hollywood Boulevard.”
hollywoodchamber.net /icons/walk_fame.asp   (215 words)

  
 Hollywood Walk of Fame - Wikipedia
Der Walk of Fame ist ein 18 Blocks langer Gehweg in Los Angeles an beiden Seiten des Hollywood Boulevard von der Gower Street im Osten zur La Brea Avenue im Westen.
Eingerichtet wurde der Walk of Fame im Jahr 1958 durch die Handelskammer von Los Angeles.
Diese beauftragte den kalifornischen Künstler Oliver Weismuller, um Hollywood ein „face-lifting“ zu geben.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollywood_Walk_of_Fame   (230 words)

  
 Hollywood - Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame was created in 1958 by southern Californian artist Oliver Weismuller, who was hired by the city to give Hollywood a "face lift".
The Walk of Fame began with 2,500 blank stars.
The Walk of Fame is maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /walkoffamestarlocations.htm   (738 words)

  
 Walk of Fame Stars - Desk Top Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
Quality collectibles that will be treasured for years to come.
The Miniature Walk of Fame Star and Johnny Depp PhotoStones are carefully hand molded, hand painted and hand detailed.
It feels like a smooth chunk of cement right out of the sidewalk but it is actually made of HydraStone™.
www.yourhollywoodstar.com /specials.php   (132 words)

  
 Nintendo.com News : Mario and Zelda On The Hollywood Walk of Fame?
Nintendo.com News : Mario and Zelda On The Hollywood Walk of Fame?
Mario and Zelda On The Hollywood Walk of Fame?
Fans can join the cause at www.petitionspot.com/petitions/walkoffame, which asks the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to recognize that interactive entertainment has become as much a part of the landscape as films and television.
www.nintendo.com /newsarticle?articleid=601e6ef4-24b2-430d-a0da-83fec766edbd&page=newsmain   (274 words)

  
 Present Tupac "2pac" Shakur a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Petition
Johnny Grant who is the head of the Hollywood Walk of Fame selection committee.Tupac Shakur known to millions of fans worldwide as 2pac was a true modern day icon.As far as popularity Tupac Shakur can easily be placed under the same category as Elvis Preslley.
This pettion and moveemnt to get Tupac Shakur a much deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is being organaized by Muszamil a protege of the late Tupac Shakur and a member of his extended family.
The Present Tupac "2pac" Shakur a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Petition to Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Walk of Fame Selection Committee was created by Outlaw Order org and written by Kamil "Muszamil" Beale & Greg "Young G" Asatourian (grega@redqueenmedia.com).
www.petitiononline.com /2pacfame/petition.html   (403 words)

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