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HOLLYWOOD GOES TO TOWN, 1938 & OTHER PREMIERES.


THE ACT OF FILMING PREMIERS AND THE EVERY DAY LIVES OF STARS CAME AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW OFF HOLLYWOOD'S DAZZLING GLAMOUR, BUT WHAT IT HAS BECOME, IS AN INSIGHT INTO THE (SOMEWHAT) EVERY DAY LIVES OF THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AND THE STAR-STUDDED PREMIERS THAT NON OF US HAD THE CHANCE TO ATTEND. 

TITLE: HOLLYWOOD GOES TO TOWN.
FILMED: 1938, BY HERMAN HOFFMAN.
EVENT: THE PREMIER OF MARIE ANTOINETTE.
WHERE: CARTHAY CIRCLE THEATER, HOLLYWOOD, CA.
CAST: JUDY GARLAND, SPENCER TRACY, JAMES STEWART,
CLARK GABLE, BARBARA STANWYCK, NORMA SHEARER, TYRONE POWER,
JOHN BARRYMORE, FRANNY BRICE, ROBERT YOUNG, AND MORE.


TITLE: THE PREMIERE OF GRAND HOTEL.
FILMED: 1932.
WHERE: GRAUMAN'S CHINSES THEATER.
CAST: JEAN HARLOW, PAUL BERN, EDWARD G. ROBINSON, JOAN CRAWFORD,
NORMA SHEARER, CLARK GABLE, HEDDA HOPPER, DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR, CONSTANCE BENNETT, AND MORE.



LEW AYRES AND LOLA LANE AT GRAND HOTEL PREMIER.

TITLE: THE PREMIER OF THE MARK OF ZORRO.
FILMED: 1940.
WHERE: CINCINNATI, THE HOME TOWN OF TYRONE POWER.
CAST: TYRONE POWER, KATE SMITH, & ED COLLINS.


I HOPE THESE SHORT HISTORIES PUT ON FILM BROUGHT 
EVEN A DIME SIZE OF COMFORT AND ENTERTAINMENT.

RUDY.

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