NileGuide Expert Says:
On Friday evenings, during the summer, you can frequently catch a classic movie. Cinespia.org has all the listings and times. The broadcasts are tastefully done and surreal. Watch a movie surrounded by the graves and memorials of those who probably helped make them.
6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90038
tel: +1 323 469 1181
Sitting on 100 acres of land next to Paramount Studios, Hollywood Forever Cemetery is probably the most significant and impressive celebrity cemetery in Los Angeles. It is the final resting place of some of the most important players in the early years of the Entertainment Industry. Visitors to Hollywood Forever Cemetery can find the graves of such notables as Rudolph Valentino, Mel Blanc, Cecil B. DeMille and Douglas Fairbanks. In star-studded fashion, the extravagance of the graves and mausoleums match the extravagance of life in Hollywood. Ornate tombs modeled after Rome, Greece and Egypt can be found all over Hollywood Forever Cemetery. During the summer, visitors can see classic movies with hundreds of locals who gather in the cemetery.