"18th & Grand: The Olympic Auditorium Story" is a documentary directed by Stephen DeBro that explores the rich history and cultural significance of the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. The film delves into its role as a hub for sports, entertainment, and social activism, showcasing its impact on the city and its diverse communities.
Gene Aguilera plays the role of a historian who uncovers the rich history of the Olympic Auditorium.
Dick Beyer's character is The Destroyer, a professional wrestler who played a significant role in the plot.
Bill Caplan is a boxing promoter who plays a crucial role in the plot of 18th & Grand.
In the documentary "18th & Grand: The Olympic Auditorium Story," director Stephen DeBroin explores the rich history and cultural significance of the iconic Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. The film concludes by highlighting the venue's eventual decline and closure, as well as the impact it had on the surrounding community. Through interviews with former boxers, musicians, and fans, it becomes evident that the Olympic Auditorium was not just a sports arena but a symbol of unity and diversity. Despite its closure, the film emphasizes the lasting legacy of the Olympic Auditorium and its enduring place in the history of Los Angeles.