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Grauman's Chinese Theatre is probably one of the most recognizable of all of Hollywood's landmarks, aside from the iconic Hollywood sign itself. It has been said that to visit Los Angeles and not see this theatre is like visiting China and not seeing the Great Wall.

Grauman's Chinese Theatre opened on May 19, 1927 to premiere Cecil B DeMille's film, The King of Kings. Thousands of people were in attendance and a riot broke out. The theatre cost two million dollars to build and many artifacts were imported from China, including temple bells and large Heaven Dogs built of stone.

The theatre is also famous for having the imprints of the hands and feet of many of Hollywood's great stars. The theatre has also been used in many films, including Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles where the film itself premiered at the theatre and was watched by some of the main characters.

Grauman's Chinese Theatre is still a highly sought-after location to premiere films, and several movies are screened there throughout the day.
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