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LOS ANGELES (CBS 8) - In the shadow of the Hollywood sign right next door to Paramount Studios, you'll find Hollywood Forever, 63 acres of peace and serenity where for decades now, the biggest names in entertainment have been dying to get into.

"Hollywood Forever is 109 years old. It's an oasis in the middle of Hollywood. It's 63 acres," Noelle Berman said. "We have about 150,000 permanent guests."

Among them some of Hollywood's most famous legends.

"This is Tyrone Power. He died very young. Here's John Huston, we're just fixing his rose bushes. His family comes and does it. And that's his grandmother," Noelle said.

Hollywood Forever is the final resting place of Cecil B. DeMille, yet it's one of the most recent arrivals that is creating a lot of graveyard buzz -- Johnny Ramone.

"He's a very big attraction. Johnny has a very tight loyal fan base. His music affected the whole punk rock scene. You actually meet a lot of interesting people by the Johnny Ramone statue," Noelle said.

Fellow bandmate DeeDee Ramone is also here, and inside the mausoleum, you'll find some superstars just chillin'.

"Here is our most famous resident, Rudolph Valentino. People come visit all the time and leave him flowers," Noelle said. "We have to erase all the lipstick marks all the time. Every day we clean them off."

Jayne Mansfield is here, and so is the Night Stalker Darren McGavin. And fashionistas can visit the final resting place of Mr. Blackwell.

"Here we have Douglas Fairbanks Junior and Senior," Noelle said.

And beyond it is the great Fairbanks Lawn.

"It's about 50,000 square feet where we don't have any burials and we host a number of different cultural events here," Noelle said.

Including a Saturday night summer classic film festival.

"We like to say you're under the stars and over the stars," Noelle said.

The stars who will be part of Hollywood Forever.

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