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California [Sheraton-Universal Hotel Begun]
DN-LB-584 Beta SP
Construction - Hotel - Concrete Pouring - 1967; Self-promotion - Universal; Motion Pictures - Universal City; Sheraton-Universal Hotel - Ceremonies;; Movie Stars; Oddities; Handprint - Concrete;
17:23:54:00 -- 17:24:55:00 Foundation under construction. Construction workers and concrete forms. Sign at beginning and Jules Stein announces with Universal officials and press present. Large concrete truck backs up and pouring begins for largest concrete building in area. Stein puts handprint into concrete as movie stars watch. Release sheet--The Sheraton-Universal `Hotel of the Stars' is born during a `Golden Concrete' ceremony in Hollywood. The 21-floor, 500-room hotel is the world's first to be built on a motion picture lot. MCA Board Chairman Jules Stein syas it's the first of three. CA, Universal City CA, Los Angeles - Hollywood