Grauman, Sid

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Grauman buildt and operated six theaters in the San Francisco area. He booked the leading vaudevillian performers of the era. He moved to Los Angeles where he buildt and operated movie theaters, among them the Egyptian Theater on Hollywodd Boulevard, and the Chinese Theater.

From the description of Papers, 1918-1946. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430353685

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creatorOf Grauman, Sid, 1879-1950. Papers, 1918-1946. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Ford, J. mss., 1906-1976 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). 1917 - 1939. Draft Registration Cards. 1917 - 1918. World War I Draft Registration Card for Sidney Grauman
referencedIn Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection, circa 1896-circa 1944 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Helgesen, Terry. Terry Helgesen scrapbooks relating to American theatre history, ca. 1932 and undated. Theatre Historical Society of America
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associatedWith Chinese Theater (Los Angles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Egyptian Theater (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
associatedWith Helgesen, Terry. person
correspondedWith Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946 person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Los Angeles
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Motion picture theaters


Birth 1879-03-17

Death 1950-03-05




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SNAC ID: 61121249