Myrna Loy - nearly normal if you were a smaller modern lady Eleanor Powell
Ginger Rogers - dancing backwards and in high heels on those
Joan Fontaine with her sister...
Olivia de Havilland
Jeanette MacDonald’s footprint – supposedly the smallest in the forecourt
Jean Harlow and her legendary size 3s
Me and my husband from another lifetime, William Powell.
Yes, my feet are bigger than his.
Even Husband got into the game
Of course there are dozens more. I really wished I hadn’t missed Irene Dunne and Pola Negri, though I’m sure I’ll be back. You can see a map of the forecourt to see everyone represented, though it appears it might be missing the recent ones.
Grauman’s Chinese Theater held its grand opening on May 18, 1927 and has been the iconic theater associated with Hollywood glamour ever since. And unlike many movie palaces of old, it isn’t a relic. Premieres are still held there and even us plebeians can go see the latest blockbuster in the grand theater. Tours are available of the inside, but I’ve never been able to time my arrival so I can go inside the main theater, only the lobby. You have to have your tour in between movie showings if you want to see the main theater. I have been inside the main theater, though, and it is gorgeous. So come to the land of the mutant footprints and you too can wonder how these tiny deformed ladies ever toddled about in their tiny shoes.
'Bye for Now,