June 24th, 2014

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Finding the stars of her famous friends



Earlier this year, we noted Carole Lombard's star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of a Baja Fresh restaurant. But where are the stars for those who played key roles in her life as leading men, directors, supporting players, friends...even husbands?

Fortunately, a new issue of the Official Hollywood Walk of Fame brochure has just been issued, so we'll provide some answers. (Many of these people have multiple stars; I'm listing only one for each.)

First, husbands (both of whom also were Carole leading men):

* William Powell -- 1636 Vine St.
* Clark Gable -- 1608 Vine St.

Other leading men of note, in semi-chronological order:

* Edmund Lowe --6363 Hollywood Blvd.
* Buck Jones -- 6834 Hollywood Blvd.
* Warner Baxter -- 6284 Hollywood Blvd.
* Charles "Buddy" Rogers -- 6135 Hollywood Blvd.
* Frank Morgan -- 6700 Hollywood Blvd.
* Gary Cooper -- 6243 Hollywood Blvd.
* Paul Lukas -- 6821 Hollywood Blvd.
* Pat O'Brien -- 1531 Vine St.
* Jack Oakie -- 6752 Hollywood Blvd.
* Randolph Scott -- 6243 Hollywood Blvd.
* Fredric March -- 1620 Vine St.
* George Raft -- 1500 Vine St.
* Bing Crosby -- 6751 Hollywood Blvd.
* John Barrymore -- 6667 Hollywood Blvd.
* Fred MacMurray -- 6421 Hollywood Blvd.
* James Stewart -- 1708 Vine St.
* Cary Grant -- 1610 Vine St.
* Brian Aherne -- 1752 Vine St.
* Charles Laughton -- 7021 Hollywood Blvd.
* Robert Montgomery -- 6440 Hollywood Blvd.
* Jack Benny -- 1505 Vine St.
* Robert Stack -- 7001 Hollywood Blvd.

Creative people (directors, writers, etc.) or moguls who figured in Lombard's life:

* Allan Dwan -- 6263 Hollywood Blvd.
* Mack Sennett -- 6710 Hollywood Blvd.
* Adolph Zukor -- 1617 Vine St.
* Preston Sturges -- 1601 Vine St.
* Wesley Ruggles -- 6424 Hollywood Blvd.
* Howard Hawks -- 1708 Vine St.
* Mitchell Leisen -- 6241 Hollywood Blvd.
* Gregory La Cava -- 6906 Hollywood Blvd.
* William Wellman -- 6125 Hollywood Blvd.
* John Cromwell -- 6555 Hollywood Blvd.
* George Stevens -- 1709 Vine St.
* Orson Welles -- 1600 Vine St.
* Alfred Hitchcock -- 7013 Hollywood Blvd.
* Ernst Lubitsch -- 7042 Hollywood Blvd.

Finally, some of Carole's female cohorts as actresses, friends, etc.:

* Mary Pickford -- 6280 Hollywood Blvd.
* Marion Davies -- 6326 Hollywood Blvd.
* Miriam Hopkins -- 1716 Vine St.
* Claudette Colbert -- 6812 Hollywood Blvd.
* Kay Francis -- 6766 Hollywood Blvd.
* Marlene Dietrich -- 6400 Hollywood Blvd.
* Ethel Merman -- 7044 Hollywood Blvd.
* Marie Prevost -- 6201 Hollywood Blvd.
* Jean Harlow -- 6910 Hollywood Blvd.
* Ginger Rogers -- 6772 Hollywood Blvd.
* Dorothy Lamour -- 6332 Hollywood Blvd.
* Una Merkel -- 6262 Hollywood Blvd.
* Myrna Loy -- 6685 Hollywood Blvd.
* Barbara Stanwyck -- 1751 Vine St.
* Marie Wilson -- 6601 Hollywood Blvd.
* Lucille Ball --6436 Hollywood Blvd.
* Anne Shirley -- 7018 Hollywood Blvd.

A happy star search the next time you're in Hollywood!

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