Originally posted on Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more):
The short Harold Lloyd walking tour I gave prior to my presentation at the Egyptian Theater included a stop at Grauman’s Chinese Theater. There, on November 21, 1927, Harold Lloyd became the fifth celebrity, and the first comedian, to be immortalized in cement in the theater forecourt. Preceding him during ceremonies held earlier that year were Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, as a couple, Norma Talmadge, and Norma Shearer. Harold’s first leading lady Bebe Daniels was the 12th inductee at Grauman’s; her prints were made May 13, 1929.
If you study his casting closely, you’ll notice that the thumb and forefinger of Harold’s right handprint did not leave a deep impression. In 1919, Lloyd…
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