Seeing Stars in Hollywood
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard) supposedly has not just one, but two celebrity ghosts! Montgomery Clift, stayed at the hotel for three months while rehearsing his role in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity." His ghost now allegedly haunts room #928 of the 9th floor of the hotel, playing a trumpet, and pacing the hallways while reciting his old lines.
At the same historic Roosevelt Hotel, the ghost of Marilyn Monroe has supposedly been seen several times in a full-length mirror, which was originally located in her poolside Suite 1200, where Marilyn often stayed. The mirror in which her image supposedly appears is now located next to the elevator on the lower level. You can find out more about the "haunted." Roosevelt Hotel at the hotel's website.
There is also supposed to be a "cold spot" in the Blossom Ballroom at the same Roosevelt Hotel (the room where the very first Academy Awards ceremony was held), a circle about 30 inches in diameter and about 10 degrees colder than the rest of the ballroom.
corridors of the Queen Mary (the largest
passenger ship ever built) are lined with black & white photos of famous
Hollywood stars who made the Atlantic crossing in first-class style. But
it is an unknown ghost who supposedly haunts the hallways and lower regions
of this giant luxury liner, which is now docked as a tourist attraction
in Long Beach, CA. (at the south end of the Long Beach Freeway).
The ghost of magician Harry Houdini is said by some to roam the remains of his former home in the Hollywood Hills, located at 2398 Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
restless ghost of TV's "Superman," George Reeves,
supposedly haunts the Beverly Hills home where he was found dead of a gunshot
wound (at 1579 Benedict Canyon Drive). Police ruled it a suicide, but friends
and relatives believe he was murdered. Singer Don McLean
("American Pie") recorded a song called "Superman's
Ghost," about the troubles George Reeves had with being typecast
in his "Man of Steel" role.
Studios - where "Gone With the Wind" was
shot - was built by film-make Thomas Ince.
Vogue Theatre in Hollywood is supposed to be haunted by at least
seven separate entities, allegedly including one particular spirit identified
as "Fritz," a projectionist at the theater, who died in the projection
booth. Other ghosts here include a maintenance engineer, as well as a
school teacher and her students who were killed almost a century ago when
Prospect Elementary School (which used to stand on the site) burned down.
The Vogue has been featured on numerous network TV broadcasts, and it is
claimed that most film crews have had paranormal experiences inside the
Vogue. (6675 Hollywood Blvd., east of Highland.)
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