The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History

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The Story of Hollywood follows Hollywood from its dusty origins to its glorious rise to stardom. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 vintage images from the author's private collection, the book tells the complete story of Hollywood including its eventual decline and urban renewal. Both the playground of stars and the boulevard of broken dreams, Hollywood transformed American society with its motion pictures that revolutionized the entertainment world. The Story of Hollywood brings new insights to readers with a ...
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Overview

The Story of Hollywood follows Hollywood from its dusty origins to its glorious rise to stardom. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 vintage images from the author's private collection, the book tells the complete story of Hollywood including its eventual decline and urban renewal. Both the playground of stars and the boulevard of broken dreams, Hollywood transformed American society with its motion pictures that revolutionized the entertainment world. The Story of Hollywood brings new insights to readers with a passion for Hollywood and its place in the history of film, radio, and television.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977629923
  • Publisher: BL Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 403
  • Sales rank: 362,112
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Gregory Paul Williams has been interested in Hollywood's history since he wrote The Story of Hollywoodland, a book about the neighborhood where he grew up. Williams has been a puppeteer and a puppet designer for films such as Men in Black, Men in Black II, Child's Play 3, and Pee-wee's Playhouse.
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