Elephants (36 images)
At the center of Hollywood there are elephants. The Hollywood and Highland complex mimics the massive Babylon set from Intolerance, the 1916 silent film epic from D. W. Griffith. Think of the fall of the Babylonian Empire to Persia in 539 BC - but really it's just shops and restaurants and a sleek hotel, and the big new theater that hosts the Oscars each year, and elephants. The original set, over on Vermont Avenue, was torn down at the end of filming long ago - there's a giant supermarket...