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The History of Hollywood

In 1911 a group of filmmakers moved to Hollywood on the whim of a coin flip when they couldn’t ...

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16.31 19 May 2022


The History of Hollywood


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16.31 19 May 2022


In 1911 a group of filmmakers moved to Hollywood on the whim of a coin flip when they couldn’t decide whether to relocate from New Jersey to California or Florida. Now, the Hollywood film industry contributed $504 billion to US GDP pre-pandemic and actors are more recognisable than most world leaders.

Carla Valderrama, Hollywood historian and author of “This Was Hollywood: Forgotten Stars and Stories” joins Sean to discuss some of the fascinating stories from old Hollywood.

 

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