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Grauman’s
Egyptian Theatre
 
Address 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Opening Night Seating Capacity unknown
Original Theater Owner Sid Grauman
Original Theater Architect Meyer and Holler
Years of Operation Opened 18 October 1922
Type of Musical Accompaniment Orchestra and theater pipe organ
Current Status Operating

Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre was a first-run house. Organist Edgar Eugene Eben played at the Egyptian. Constantin Bakaleinikoff conducted the Egyptian orchestra.

The building is now the operational facility of the American Cinematheque.

References: Brownlow-Parade pp. 255, 405 : with additional information provided by James McLean.

 

Webpage: American Cinematheque Egyptian Theatre page

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