The Earl Carroll Theater on Sunset Boulevard, directly across the street from the Hollywood Palladium, opened on December 26, 1938 – a glamorous supper club-theater with a massive stage with a sixty-foot wide double revolving turntable and staircase and swings that could be lowered from the ceiling – and then it became other things. It ended up as "Nickelodeon on Sunset" – Nickelodeon's West Coast live-action television production center – and then they...
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