You haven’t officially made it in Hollywood until you have your own IMDB page. Even The Hollywood Pantages has one! In this post we will highlight some of the best and most memorable scenes filmed in and around the theatre.
The Good Fairy (1935)
Go West Young Man (1936)
Footlight Serenade (1942)
The Jazz Singer (1980)
In this clip from The Jazz Singer, Neil Diamond portrays the character Jess Robin performing a concert in LA. Interiors of the theatre were used for this scene.
The Bodyguard (1992)
In this famous scene Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston’s characters Frank and Rachel attend an Oscar Awards Ceremony shot at The Hollywood Pantages.
Ed Wood (1994)
Batman Forever (1995)
In an almost unrecognizable Hollywood Pantages Theatre lobby, The cast of Batman Forever celebrate at the Ritz Gotham Hotel.
Black Sheep (1996)
In this clip Chris Farley as a security guard backstage at Rock The Vote. The backstage area you see is our stage right. (WARNING: SOME ADULT LANGUAGE)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
In this really quick scene Keven Spacey is shown walking out of the Frolic Room located next door to the Hollywood Pantages. You only need to watch the first 12 seconds of this one.
The Aviator (2004)
The photos below depict a scene shot in our lobby where Howard Hughes played by Leonardo DiCaprio is caught between two women on an outing to the theatre.
Ugly Betty Something Wicked This Way Comes (2006)
Ugly Betty goes to “Broadway” While the exterior shots are NYC the inside of the theatre is all Hollywood Pantages.
Michael Jackson You are Not Alone music video
Michael Jackson sings his heart out on the stage inside the theatre. The beautiful ceiling serves as his background.