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Tuesday, August 2, 2011
On The Red Carpet At the Captain America: The First Avenger World Premiere! With Allen Bellman!
Mood:  celebratory
Topic: Comic Book Movies


On The Red (White & Blue!)Carpet of the...

Captain America: The First Avenger Film World Premiere!

As told by Allen Bellman!*

*Who 'Was There' during the Golden Age Comics Period of Captain America, AND at the Hollywood World Premiere of the Captain America Film!

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TODAY'S FEATURE - Blog #3475:

Please Note:   I want to thank Mr. Allen Bellman for sending me the photos used in this special blog on his experience on the Red (White & Blue!) Carpet at the World Premiere for the Captain America: The First Avenger film at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California, on Tuesday, July 19th!

Here in Allen's own words to me via email is his experience:

Destination Hollywood!
An all night flight from Ft. Lauderdale brought us to the Roosevelt Hotel, on Hollywood Blvd, just about a block away from the El Capitan Theatre where the movie "Captain America" was to premiere.

We arrived a day early before the showing, little did I realize when I joined the bullpen of Timely/Marvel in 1942 to work on Captain America and more than a half a century later I would be here for this occasion.

The next day around 5 pm  we left our hotel room for the one block trek to the theatre.  Fans were lined up on either side of the street and i was sporting a "bum" leg, hobbling along in the hot California sun.

I guess the security people took pity on me and escorted myself and Roz to be the first in the Theatre.  We were seated in a box seat and Chris Evans grandfather asked me who I was to be seated in such an important seat.

Oh well, King for a day! After the movie we attended a party at the Supper Club on Hollywood Blvd with the cast and all those who had any thing to do with the movie.

As my mother once said, "Only in America"!

~Allen Bellman.

(Note on photos used in this blog: Topmost photos  (1)Across the stree from the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California. (2)Allen walking the Red (White & Blue!) Carpet. (3) The former Nancy Shores and Kevin Feige with Allen.   Smaller inset photos:  (4)Allen walking past the crowd. (5) Two of the actors who played Howling Commandos, Derek Luke as Gabe Jones, (Allen Bellman in the middle), and Neal McDonough as Dum Dum Dugan! 

For those of you that would like to know more about Allen Bellman, and why he was invited to attend the World Premiere of this Captain America film... Please see the following websites:


Allen Bellman's Credits per the GCD, (which is incomplete)

Allen Bellman mentions in the ComicBookCollectorsBlog.com

Thanks, Allen for sending me your photos & story of being on The Red Carpet at the Captain America: The First Avenger Premiere!

More on the film at the Wikipedia entry, Captain America: The First Avenger!

For those of you wondering what Tina & I thought of the comic book film, as we take them all in... Here's 'Our Take' on the film that we just viewed at the Big Screen this past weekend, as we were at Comic-Con International when it first opened nationwide!

~Michael D Hamersky


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Updated: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 8:00 AM PDT
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