A documentary about the cemetery called the young and the dead, was made in 2000. Hollywood forever is a fullservice funeral home, crematory, cemetery, and cultural events center in the heart of hollywood founded in 1899, the cemetery is one of the worlds most visited landmarks, and the final resting place of hundreds of hollywood legends, including judy garland, cecil b. Nicole richie and joel madden were among those who turned out to watch a. In addition to showcasing the best of cinema, cinespia cemetery screenings feature preshow djs, themed photo booths, a picnic at a gorgeous hollywood landmark, and even. He had a sister, gloria, and a brother, dick yarmy. Get the inside scoop so you can enjoy a hollywood forever cemetery movie night with friends. Sep 01, 2016 movie screenings at hollywood forever cemetery run through september 17. Cinespia has worked with hollywood forever cemetery for the past 16 years, providing the community a larger, outdoor venue to watch films, and even featuring celebrity appearances. This is a large cemetery, with two huge indoor mausoleums and countless outdoor graves. In august 2018, guests watched the netflix hit stranger things at the cemetery. Hollywood forever cemetery movie night sweets to impress. A guide to mastering hollywood forevers cinespia movie. Hollywood forever cemetery movie night two traveling texans. The most fun cemetery in america, with an anythinggoes approach to tombstones.
When visiting a cemetery, do so only during regular visiting hours, take only pictures, and. Hollywood forever cemetery movies sell out every weekend. Regular public community events at the hollywood forever cemetery include book readings, concerts, comedy shows, and film screenings. The original glamour ghoul herself, vampira, of late night 1950s television, was actually born maila syrjaniemi later changed to the easier surname nurmi on december 11, 1922 in petsamo, finland. See more ideas about hollywood forever cemetery, cemetery and hollywood. The first cemetery screening was strangers on a train in 2002, which drew a crowd of around 400, most of whom belonged to cinespia founder john wyatts cinema club. October 8, 2015 by brian champlin the rocky horror picture show is the longest continuously running movie in history, playing in theaters in one way or another for the past 40 years. Don adams was born in new york, to a father of hungarian jewish descent, and a mother of german and irish ancestry. Cemetery movie schedule for may 2019 cinespia at hollywood. Jul 08, 2010 hollywood forever cemetery movie night i have the best memories of summers at the drivein theater in san gabriel on valley blvd.
North carolina cemetery cancels halloween movie night after. Watching movies at cinespia at hollywood forever is a tentpole event of summer, and definitely worth a rinse and repeat as they extend into fall. The hollywood forever cemetery screenings offer a unique movie viewing experience unlike any other in the entire city and perhaps the world as the cemetery shares a wall with the historic paramount studios and houses the eternal tombs of hollywood legends like peter lorre, victor fleming, and norma talmadge, among countless others. In addition to showcasing the best of cinema, cinespia cemetery screenings feature preshow djs, themed photo booths, a picnic at a gorgeous hollywood landmark, and even occasional visits by stars, directors and filmmakers. The cemetery is briefly shown in the short stopover in hollywood. Movie night at cemetery causing controversy in wausau. Steve holzer added a new photo at hollywood forever cemetery movie night. The al fresco hollywood forever screenings take place on the fairbanks lawn. I dont know what happened with the videos being up on youtube, but i found one version of it on vidme. Band of outsiders, netaporter host cemetery movie night wwd. In addition to showcasing the best of cinema, cinespia cemetery screenings. Cinespia outdoor movie hollywood forever cemetery duration.
Some of our favorites this year include vertigo, footloose, lost boys and the graduate. Unlike most modern cemeteries, hollywood forever isnt a lawn park it boasts an admirable collection of oldfashioned standing headstones, monuments and statues. The owners of hollywood forever have been criticized for promoting the place as a tourist attraction, but any cemetery that houses the remains of such celluloid luminaries as cecil b. The often soldout hollywood forever cemetery screenings have cemented themselves as a seasonal institution in the southland, drawing. Find out how to buy tickets, what to bring, where to park, and what to expect for cinespia outdoor movie screenings at the hollywood forever cemetery. Ben esch is a former security guard, and current writer.
How hollywood forever cemetery became las best movie theater. History at the cemetery or see a movie on movie night. Its such an obscure movie, yet really has its fans which most likely are the people who saw it in theaters back in the dayme. We found out that the hollywood forever cemetery hosts weekly movie nights throughout the summer. The ultimate guide to 2019s outdoor movie screenings. Jul 25, 2017 a wausau cemetery has caused controversy in the community after planning a family movie night on the cemetery grounds. Cinespia guests at hollywood forever cemetery eat and watch a movie projected on a mausoleum wall once a week during the summer. Cinespia captures the excitement of a drivein movie date night of the 1950s but with a decidedly campy twist. Hollywood forever cemetery is currently a fullservice funeral home, crematory, and cultural art center which regularly hosts community events such as live music and summer movie screenings. Even though no ones come right out and said it yet, im pretty sure the reason cinespias summer movie screenings at hollywood forever cemetery are so rad is because the operation is put on. Hollywood forever cemetery founded in 1899, filled with dead celebrities, and reborn as hollywood forever, a hybrid working cemetery and tourist attraction.
Cinespia presents hollywood forever cemetery outdoor films and. The 1983 horror film one dark night starring meg tilly and adam west used the two mausoleums at hollywood forever cemetery for the interior and exterior shots of the mausoleum in the film. You will need to get tickets in advance, as some movies at the cemetery sell out very quickly. Both wyatt and petit were working for designer brad dunning at the time who was helping with the restoration of the hollywood forever cemetery. Demille, rudolph valentino, mickey rooney, tyrone power, douglas. How hollywood forever cemetery became las best movie. Hollywood forever, a landmark cemetery and cultural event center in the heart of hollywood, offers oneofakind events from outdoor screenings, to concerts. With elaborate moviethemed photo booths, notable djs and dance parties, and occasional allnight marathons, these cinespia screenings offer. Yes, you can once again bring beer and wine to cinespia. Hollywood forever cemetery was founded in 1899 by farmer and businessman isaac van nuys originally called hollywood memorial park cemetery, the site was one of the first parklike. Cinespia outdoor movie hollywood forever cemetery youtube. Founded in 1899, filled with dead celebrities, and reborn as hollywood forever, a hybrid working cemetery and tourist attraction. The 62acre site borders paramount studios and boasts 80,000 gravesites including more dead hollywood icons than.35 53 1377 1243 1461 410 1441 725 392 135 780 225 404 1130 722 1394 474 1149 17 1155 1403 1369 717 1067 733 1460 810 170 192 271 1184 1391 761 165 1199 1369 755 626 1319 399 652 377 648 1482 1184 1459