List of Grauman's Chinese Theatre handprint ceremonies

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Entrance of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

This is a list of handprint ceremonies for the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California (originally "Grauman's Chinese Theatre"). Footprints and signatures are also included, and in some cases imprints of other objects:


Mary Pickford's impressions. April 1927.
Joan Crawford's impressions. September 1929.


Many older entries contain personal messages to Sid Grauman, such as Myrna Loy's 1936 contribution. Her first job was as a dancer at the theater in the 1920s.
The Marx Brothers, Chico, Groucho, Harpo, and Zeppo. February 1933.
Clark Gable's hand and footprints. January 1937.


Carmen Miranda's imprint ceremony, March 24, 1941.[6]
Red Skelton's imprint ceremony, June 18, 1942.[7] From left: Sid Grauman, Skelton, Edna Skelton. Skelton also imprinted his "Junior" character's shoes.
Cecil B. DeMille's square. August 1941.









Without handprints[edit]

In recent years, there have been a number of ceremonies for celebrities, famous animals, and fictional characters, after which the handprints have not been placed in the forecourt. These include:


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  2. ^ "All sizes | john barrymore immortalizes his profile with the help of sid grauman at the chinese theater 1940 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  3. ^ "Roy Rogers & Trigger's hand & feet. Grauman's Chinese Theatre.Los Angeles. CA. USA. April 2009". Flickr. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  4. ^ "Mel Brooks' Chinese Theater Prank". TeamCoco. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  5. ^ "Eleanor Powell..." Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Retrieved 2016-04-26.
  6. ^ "Carmen Miranda Imprint Ceremony". Chinese Theatres. March 24, 1941. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  7. ^ "Red Skelton Imprint Ceremony". Chinese Theatres. 18 June 1942. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  8. ^ Roddenberry died on October 24, 1991; he is represented on the square by way of a plaque bearing his name (along with an image of the Enterprise) and crediting him as the creator of Star Trek
  9. ^ "Jackie Gets Handprints at Chinese Theater". Super Chan Blog. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  10. ^ Jackson was inducted posthumously by his three children, Prince, Paris, and Prince II. The trio also included their own hand prints after pressing his shoes and iconic glove into the wet concrete.
  11. ^ "Michael Jackson's children dedicate Hollywood handprint for the King of Pop". TCL Chinese Theatres. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  12. ^ Chan's ceremony was to replace missing previous imprints
  13. ^ "Jackie Chan replaces missing Hollywood hand prints". My Radio Gold Live. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  14. ^ Michael Rothman (18 September 2013). "Watch 93-Year-Old 'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin Sing 'Lollipop Guild'". ABC News. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  15. ^ "Peter Cullen and Optimus Prime Honored at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood". TFW2005. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  16. ^ "Ethan Hawke's handprints enshrined in front of TCL Chinese Theatre". Upi News. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Vince Vaughn's Hand & Footprint Ceremony". TFW2005. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  19. ^ Couch, Aaron (2017-07-18). "Stan Lee Honored With Handprint Ceremony in Hollywood". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  20. ^ Groce, Nia (2017-11-01). "Mariah Carey's Worried About Her Louboutins After Her Heel Print Ceremony at the Chinese Theatre". Footwear News. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  21. ^ Mays. "National Treasure: US National Archives Says Declaration of Independence Doesn't Have Hidden Treasure Map".
  22. ^ Tanswell. "Jumanji star Kevin Hart reveals he's "not fully recovered" following serious car accident".
  23. ^ "Ian McKellen gifts friend Patrick Stewart a heartwarming sonnet for his 80th birthday". USA TODAY. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  24. ^ "Kobe Bryant Immortalized At Grauman's Chinese Theater". Huffington Post. 20 February 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  25. ^ "The Artist dog Uggie leaves paw prints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre". Metro News. 26 Jun 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  26. ^ "MGM's Leo the Lion to Leave Chinese Theatre Paw Prints". KNBC. Jan 17, 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  27. ^ "Peter Cullen and Optimus Prime Honored at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood". TFW2005. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2014.

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