Hollywood is a stronghold of cinema industry, a powerful film studio, which produces films at high professional and technical standard. The best actors and producers of the whole world tend to work in Hollywood. Hollywood is a stronghold of cinema industry, a powerful film studio, which produces films at high professional and technical standard. The best actors and producers of the whole world tend to work in Hollywood.
The Beginning of Hollywood. In 1908 a small film crew of Zelig Film from Chicago came to California for nature shooting of the film Monte Cristo Count. By the middle of 20 th there were 5 large studios Metro Golden Myer Paramount FOX Universal Warner
Silent Cinema. One of the most popular producers of silent cinema was David York Griffit. One of the most popular producers of silent cinema was David York Griffit. The brightest stars of the silent cinema were Mary Pikford and Douglas Ferbenks. One of the greatest Hollywood actors was Charles Spenser Chaplin. In 1927 talking cinema appeared and the interest to silent cinema disappeared.
Golden Age of Hollywood. The appearance of sound in cinema was connected with some difficulties. The Heits Code was adopted in The years became the golden age of Hollywood. At that time it consisted of 8 large firms Metro Golden Myer Paramount Pictures RCO RadioUniversal Warner Brothers United Artists XX Century Fox Columbia
Hollywood During and After the World War II. Crisis in Hollywood. In 1946 the crisis began. There were some reasons of it: antitrust act, millions of TV sets in the USA and others. During the World War II cinema not only entertained the audience but also informed it. Great Hollywood Stars. Ingrid Bergman Elizabeth Taylor Marilyn Monroe Gregory Peck
Hollywood in the 60th. Shooting of films became so expensive in Hollywood, that many American films were shooted in Europe. It was much cheaper. Only at the end of the 60th Hollywood film studios began to find a way out of crisis.
Hollywood in the 70th, 80th and 90th. In the 70th the most popular producers were Coppola Lucas Spielberg Modern Hollywood producers are Oliver Stone Robert Zemekis Quentin Tarantino
Walt Disney and His Studio. Walt Disney began to work in Hollywood in In 1928 the audience saw Mickey Mouse on the screen for the first time. Then came other characters: Donald Duck, Pluto and many more.
The American Film Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded in Hollywood in Beginning from 1929 every year the academy awards Oscar prizes for the best American and foreign films and for the achievements in different spheres of American cinema. In 1998 Hollywood film Titanic received 11 Oscars and it was the record in the number of prizes for one film.
Hollywood nowadays. There is a Hollywood avenue in Los-Angeles. There are bronze stars with the names of the cinema and show business stars, walled into the pavements of the avenue. Now the seven most famous film studios of Hollywood are Universal DisneyColumbia MGM- United Artists Paramount XX Century Fox Warner Brothers