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Egyptian Theatre

  • 6712 Hollywood Blvd. Map It
  • Hollywood
  • Arts/Performance Venue

Updated 03/31/2014

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Hieroglypics in Hollywood? Why not? Impresario Sid Grauman built Hollywood's first movie palace in 1922; the Egyptian-theme theater hosted many premieres in its early heyday. In 1992 it closed—with an uncertain future. Six years later it reopened with its Tinseltown shine restored.

The nonprofit American Cinematheque now hosts special screenings and discussions with notable filmmakers, and on weekends you can watch a documentary called Forever Hollywood

($7). Walk past giant palm trees to the theater's forecourt and entrance. Backstage tours, which detail the theater's Old Hollywood legacy, take place once a month. Films, primarily classics and independents, are shown in the evening.

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Address:

6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, California, 90028, United States

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Phone:

323-466–3456

Sight Details:

  • $10

Updated 03/31/2014

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