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Centers of Progress: Los Angeles (Cinema)

Centers of Progress: Los Angeles (Cinema)

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Los Angeles And The Film Industry

Los Angeles's Hollywood neighbourhood is known for its unparalleled cinematic contributions. Its new filmmaking styles prepared the way for others to follow.

Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States and may be the most glamorous. It includes two famous landmarks: D...

The site where Los Angeles now stands first belonged to native tribes, including the Chumash and Tongva.

In 1542, explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo discovered the area. Spanish settlers founded a small ranching community and named it El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles ...

Hollywood started as a small enclave that contained a post office, a hotel, a livery stable, and a streetcar. A banker and real estate magnate H.J. Whitley further developed the area.

Hollywood was merged with the city of Los Angeles in 1910 because Hollywood was unable to handle its sewag...

The first film completed in Los Angeles was the Count of Monte Cristo in 1908. Two years later, the film Old California was produced.

The climate allowed for outdoor filming year-round, and the mixed terrain provided for a variety of settings. But, most importantly, it was far away from th...

Hollywood became the world leader in narrative silent films. In 1927, Hollywood produced its first movie that included the actors' voices. In the 1930s, Los Angeles studios competed and influenced the film industry. The Acadamy Awards were first presented in Los Angeles and remain the most presti...

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