human behavior in a celebrity culture. In a bizarre homage to both gangland LA and the Wizard of Oz, a pair of Dorothy Shoes hang as a territorial marker on Fairfax Blvd. You're in Hollywood 'hood now!
Hoping for his big break on the Walk of Fame, a celebrity impersonator gives maximum Tom Cruise enthusiasm, but to no avail as the world simply passes by. It takes a thick-skin to survive in this town.
Fans (and parents) clamour for a view of the stars at The Independent Spirit Awards, held annually the day before the Oscars, on the beach in Santa Monica.
Even rough 'n ready football players give in to the beautification factor in Tinseltown.