TOMMY DURDEN

Tommy Durden Born Thomas Russell Durden December 15, 1919 Morgan County, Georgia, United States Died October 17, 1999 (aged 79) Houghton Lake, Michigan Nationality American Occupation Guitarist, songwriter, commercial dishwasher repairman Known for Co-writing “Heartbreak Hotel” Thomas Russell “Tommy” Durden (December 15, 1919 – October 17, 1999) was an American steel guitarist and songwriter, who …

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BRASS CARNIVAL (band)

Tunarama 1972, with Ray, Alan, Renzo, Allan, Gary and Graham.     Gary Burrows Geez we were very professional – weren’t we boys? Great looking outfits and I’m sure Judith would have supplied the lovely dress I’m wearing (colour co-ordinated). Supurb Brass Carnival backdrop sign. Looks to me like it is the old Swinger at …

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TREVOR GLEESON

PRO-JECT (Electronics)

Pro-Ject Industry Electronics Founded 1990 Headquarters Vienna, Austria Key people Heinz Lichtenegger (founder and director) Products Hi-fi equipment Pro-Ject Audio Systems is a manufacturer of audiophile equipment, founded in 1990 by Heinz Lichtenegger and located in Austria, with manufacturing plants in Czech Republic and Slovakia. It produces a range of audio equipment including a family …

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MAXFACTOR BUILDING – VENUE

Max Factor Founded 1909; 108 years ago Founder Maksymilian Faktorowicz Area served Worldwide Products Cosmetics Max Factor is a line of cosmetics from Coty, Inc.. It was founded in 1909 as Max Factor & Company by Maksymilian Faktorowicz, a beautician from Poland. In its early days, it specialized in movie make-up. Until its 1973 sale …

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HOLLYWOOD MASONIC TEMPLE – VENUE

Above:  Hollywood Masonic Temple, 2008 Location 6840 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, California Built 1921 Hollywood Masonic Temple, now known as the El Capitan Entertainment Centre and also formerly known as Masonic Convention Hall, is a building on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. …

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EL CAPITAN THEATRE – VENUE

Above: El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles – An Evening at the Academy Awards (ABC) Greg in Hollywood (Greg Hernandez) – Flickr El Capitan Theatre Address 6838 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, Los Angeles, California United States Operator Buena Vista Theatres, Inc. Type Movie palace Capacity 1,100 Screens 1 Construction Opened 3 May 1926 Closed 1941 1989 Reopened 1942 1991 …

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HOLLYWOOD PACIFIC THEATRE – VENUE

Hollywood Pacific Theatre, Hollywood and Wilcox, Hollywood, CA Hollywood Pacific Theatre Address 6433 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California USA Capacity 1500 Construction Opened April 26, 1928 Closed 1994 Hollywood Pacific Theatre is a movie theater located at 6433 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Hollywood’s famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Originally known …

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THE HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATRE

Above:  The Art Deco façade of the Pantages Theatre Location 6233 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, California Coordinates 34.10194°N 118.32556°WCoordinates: 34.10194°N 118.32556°W Public transit LAMetroLogo.svg Red Line Hollywood/Vine Owner Nederlander Organization Type Indoor theatre Seating type Reserved Capacity 2,703 Opened June 4, 1930 The Hollywood Pantages Theatre, The Hollywood Pantages Theatre, formerly known as RKO Pantages Theatre, is located …

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GRAUMANS CHINES THEATRE

Above: Forecourt entrance, Hollywood Boulevard Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Grauman’s Chinese Theatre – Seeing Stars Chinese Theatre Hollywood: Handprints and Footprints – TripSavvy Cleopatra at the Chinese Theatre – Facebook Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, known under naming rights as TCL Chinese Theatre, is a movie palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, United States. …

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