L.A. historian Mary Mallory notes that "Hollywood Boulevard" (Paramount, 1936) features Herbert Rawlinson as the manager of the Chinese. Near the beginning of the film we get a hand/footprint ceremony in the forecourt.
A still with Esther Ralston and John Halliday taken for "Hollywood Boulevard." Thanks to Ken McIntyre for finding it. We're at Hollywood Blvd. and Orange Dr. -- the Roosevelt Hotel is out of the frame to the left.
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