20th Century Fox By Susan King Next time you're at a movie at the Century City shopping center or visiting the Century Plaza Hotel, take a few moments to listen. Perhaps you'll hear the ghosts of such legendary actors as Henry Fonda and Tyrone Power running lines from their memorable roles. During Hollywood's golden era, the back lot of 20th Century Fox spread across Century City. Portions of such films as "The Grapes of Wrath" (pictured) and the 1956 musical "The King and I" were shot here. Though all that's left from those bygone back lot days is the New York street used in such films as "Hello, Dolly!," 20th Century Fox has never forgotten its historic past ... ... "The history and the legacy is what separates a major studio from any newly created entertainment entity," says Tom Rothman, one of the studio's chairmen and CEOs . "We are custodians of that legacy and honor. I wouldn't say you feel the weight of history, but I would say in a very positive way that you feel the inspiration of history." Continue reading this story. RELATED: Hollywood Walk of Fame: Henry Fonda Hollywood Walk of Fame: Tyrone Power Hollywood Walk of Fame: Yul Brynner Hollywood Walk of Fame: Barbra Streisand Photo: Portions of "The Grapes of Wrath," with Henry Fonda were shot on Fox's back lot.
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