Lucy complains that she doesn't have nearly enough Hollywood souvenirs, a statement with which Ricky takes issue. When she and Ethel go to the Grauman's Chinese Theater, they notice that John Wayne's footprints are loose, so they pry the cement block out of the ground and take it back to the hotel. Written by
Did You Know?
Per the title, Grauman's Chinese Theater is a movie theater located at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood along the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Chinese Theater was commissioned following the success of the nearby Grauman's Egyptian Theater which opened in 1922. Built over 18 months, beginning in January 1926 by a partnership headed by Sid Grauman, the theater opened May 18, 1927 with the premiere of Cecil B. DeMille
's film The King of Kings
and hosted three Academy Awards ceremonies. In the theater's forecourt are the signatures, footprints, and hand prints of popular motion picture personalities from the 1920s to the present day. See more
References The Tall Men