That's George Eastman's star in the sidewalk in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood Boulevard. It's that time again. They hand out the Academy Awards, the Oscars, here on Sunday. Now it's tourists and construction. And that's just the flavor of life out here. It's on odd place to end up after all these years.
And James Dean is still hanging around –
Nearby, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, where they held the first Academy Awards in 1929 – a private dinner for insiders, in the Blossom Room –
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.