Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Egypt in Hollywood

Yesterday a new exhibition opened at the Hollywood Museum: Egypt in Hollywood: A Retrospective 1898-2005: "Located in the lower level of the historic Max Factor Building, the exhibit presents the largest collection of Egypt-themed props, costumes, jewelry, photographs, and memorabilia ever assembled. Dating from La Fruite en Egypte (France, 1898), the new exhibit is comprised of treasures from hundreds of movies including The Mummy (USA 1911, 1932, 1959 and 1999 versions), Cleopatra (1899, 1912, 1917, 1934, 1963 versions), The Ten Commandments (1923 and 1956 versions), Charlie Chan in Egypt, Caesar and Cleopatra, Aida, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy, Land of the Pharaohs, The Spy Who Loved Me, Death On the Nile, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Stargate, The Prince of Egypt and The Scorpion King."

More informatin, including examples of actual items on display, and details of when, where, and how much, are detailed on the above page on the Business Wire website.

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