Walter Matthau shed his socks and rolled up his sleeves to leave his impression on Hollywood, Oscar Madison-style.

Matthau, 77, stuck his hands and feet in wet cement in the courtyard at Mann's Chinese Theatre, cheered by more than 500 people, including frequent co-star Jack Lemmon.The event was part of the publicity campaign for the April 10 release of Neil Simon's new movie "The Odd Couple II," which reunites Matthau and Lemmon as the mismatched former Manhattan roommates Felix and Oscar.

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Actor Marlon Brando 74

Actress-singer Doris Day 74

Actress Marsha Mason 56

Singer Wayne Newton 56

Actor Alec Baldwin 40