Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 - Sun, Oct 21, 2012
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The Egyptian at 90

The Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard has been rolling films on the big screen since 1922 when films didn’t yet talk and Howard C. Carter was still hot on the trail of King Tut’s tomb in Egypt. A theater owner named Sid Grauman was tapped by developer Charles E. Toberman to open a grand movie palace on Prospect Avenue (now Hollywood Boulevard) in an area of the city not yet particularly known for night life. The theatre opened to great fanfare on October 18, 1922 with silent film era royalty Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin in attendance - and the rest is legend.

Please join the American Cinematheque in honoring the legacy of the Egyptian Theatre, the home of the first Hollywood movie premiere.

The celebration begins on Thursday, October 18th with ROBIN HOOD starring Douglas Fairbanks, screening on the exact 90th anniversary of its original premiere. The film will be presented with live musical accompaniment and a prelude by Fairbanks historian Tracy Goessel, plus a special gift presentation by Hollywood Heritage.

A quadruple feature of original Universal MUMMY movies unspools on Friday night and then, on Saturday, October 20 is the Egyptian Theatre 90th Anniversary Masquerade Ball. Cap off the weekend with a program of early 1920s films featuring legendary magician/escape artist Harry Houdini (THE MAN FROM BEYOND/ and TERROR ISLAND.

The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles will also help us celebrate the Egyptian Theatre’s 90th anniversary with a screening of 1922 German silent film NOSFERATU, with live musical accompaniment!

Egyptian TheatreThu, Oct 18, 2012 - Sun, Oct 21, 2012
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Films in this Series at the Egyptian

All New Presentation Featuring Never-Before-Seen Photos!
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 - 10:00am
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Beautiful Digital Restoration!
Sat, Apr 7, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Wed, Jun 20, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Music From King Kukulele! France Nuyen & Richard Harrison In Person!
Sun, Jul 15, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Thu, Aug 23, 2012 - 7:30pm
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70mm Print! Actor Theodore Bikel In Person!
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 - 7:30pm
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90th Anniversary of the Egyptian Edition!
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 - 10:30am
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Sold Out!
Sun, Oct 14, 2012 - 2:00pm
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Egyptian Theatre 90th Anniversary
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 - 7:30pm
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Sold Out!
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 - 6:30pm
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Houdini Presentation, Rare Photographs & Footage, & Live Escape Attempt!
Sun, Oct 21, 2012 - 7:30pm
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In-Person Cast Reunion, Champagne Toast, Memorabilia Display, & Behind-The-Scenes Presentation!
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 - 7:30pm
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