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Where The Dead Rest In Peace: Photos Of Los Angeles's Cemeteries

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Take a photographic tour of some of the L.A. area's cemeteries, where the famous rest next to the unknown, stone angels impassively contemplate eternity and mausoleums stand as a testament to the wealthiest of the dearly departed.

Hollywood Forever, behind Paramount Studios, is where Cinespia screens movies among the graves and the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration is held.

Among our other favorite burial haunts are Woodlawn Memorial, Evergreen Cemetery, and L.A.'s oldest graveyard, Calvary Cemetery, where palm trees tower over graves both simple and ornate.

The local celebrity graves featured include Bugsy Siegel, Walt Disney, Marilyn Monroe and ... Darth Vader?

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