- HISTORY :
- THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME :
- The Hollywood Walk of Fame "comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust. It is a popular tourist destination, with a reported 10 million visitors in 2003."
- THE STUDIOS :
- Universal Studios - Plan your visit - Explore attractions (universalstudioshollywood.com)
Hollywood Center Studios - a production facility and theme park in Hollywood - Watch 360° Tours (hollywoodcenter.com)
Celebrating 93 Years of Studio Magic
"The story Hollywood Center Studios parallels the history of Hollywood itself. Founded in 1919, the studio has been home to some of the most memorable film and television productions ever made."
- LISTENING :
- Hollywood Paparazzi - Article + Video : "A Day in the Life of Hollywood Paparazzi" + Audio
"Wherever there are famous people, there are “paparazzi.”
That is the Italian name for photographers who chase famous people in an effort to take their picture."
- SONGS :
Hollywood by Madonna