Warner Bros. Studios


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About the studio...

It was in 1927 that Warner Bros made the world's first talkie, 'The Jazz Singer' and thereby revolutionized the film industry. Needing more space for sound stages, the brothers Jack, Sam, Harry, and Albert moved the studio here in 1929. Many of the great stars of Hollywood's golden era worked for them: Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Doris Day, and Clint Eastwood.

The studio also developed a zany brand of animation and introduced us to the likes of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Sylvester and Tweety, The Roadrunner, and Pepe Le Pew. All these beloved Looney Tunes were voiced by Mel Blanc.

Some of the many films made here have included '42nd Street', 'Casablanca','A Streetcar Named Desire', 'Rebel Without a Cause', 'Dirty Harry', the 'Batman' and 'Lethal Weapon' series, 'Risky Business' 'Driving Miss Daisy' and many more.

The studio has also been home to many television series: 'Maverick', 'Wyatt Earp', 'Murphy Brown', 'Friends', 'The Drew Carey Show', 'The West Wing' 'ER' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond' to name a few. Currently 'Ellen', 'Conan' and 'The Big Bang Theory' are taped here.

A personalized VIP tour of the studio is available. Reservations are required. See below for details.


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WARNER BROS. STUDIOS 4210 W. OLIVE AVE. GATE 3
BURBANK, CA
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What's going on in the area:

WARNER BROTHERS STUDIO TOUR
Gate 4 - Olive Ave and Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91522
877-4-WB-TOUR

Take a personalized tour of this legendary studio. The tour begins with a short film on the history of Hollywood and WB, then it's a visit to the Warner Bros Museum and then your escorted on a behind-the-scenes tour of the studio.

Departs: Mon-Fri 8:15AM - 4PM and Weekends (limited availability). Reservations are required.


EQUESTRIAN CENTER
480 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 840-9063

This is Southern California's largest Equestrian Center and home to world class horse shows. Facilities include indoor and outdoor show arenas, grass fields, restaurant/bar, conference/meeting rooms, gift shop, supply and tack shops. See if you recognize it from the movie "Pretty Woman!"

FOREST LAWN CEMETERY
6300 Forest Lawn Dr, Los Angeles, CA
(818) 984-1711

The final resting place of many Hollywood's luminaries, but this is more than a memorial park. Experince the rich history of America as you stand before American Revoultion inspired statuary, the world's largest historical mosaic, "The Birth of Liberty" or a faithful reproduction of Boston's fabled Old North Church.You can also tour the Plaza and the Museum of Mexican Heritage. Park Hours: 9AM to 5PM daily. Free parking

GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY
2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(213) 473-0800

Really see the stars! Visit the planetarium and Leonard Nimoy's Event Horizon Theater and check out the awesome views of Los Angeles with the telescope! A Wolfgang Puck Cafe is open on site.
Weekdays (Tuesday-Friday) Open Noon - 10PM Weekends (Saturday-Sunday) Open 10AM - 10PM
Closed Mondays (and most Tuesdays, call for info)


LOS ANGELES ZOO
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Ride the safari shuttle, see the reptile house, watch the live animal shows, visit the gift shop, enjoy your lunch in the picnic area.
Hours: 10AM to 5PM daily, Closed Christmas Day.


GENE AUTRY WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM
4700 Western Heritage Way (next to LA Zoo)
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 667-2000

Experience the old west and the exciting days of yesteryear! Visit the Gift Shop, eat in the Autry Cafe, wartch a special program in the Museum Theater.
Tuesday–Saturday: 10AM–4PM.
Sunday: 11AM–5PM.
Closed Mondays
Call for Holiday and Summer hours.




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