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How Hollywood Came to Be. .. A Brief History of Narrative Cinema and the Formation of Hollywood’s Studio System
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The Narrative Feature By early teens (1910-1915), the narrative feature (story-based and 45+ minutes) was emerging as the typical motion picture made The star system emerged simultaneously, increasing profits and creating a powerful ripple effect As a result of the star system and longer films, art design/costume/makeup divisions expand, publicity and fandom-celebrity explodes, and the use of close-ups increased
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Hollywood Emerges Also during the teens, movie producers start heading west to the desert we now call Los Angeles and the now mythic Hollywood World War I (1914-1918) and its devastation to Europe (the U.S.’s greatest competition for film production) opens the door for Hollywood to become the world’s most ubiquitous and powerful source of media entertainment
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Classical Hollywood’s Studio System By the 1920s, Hollywood’s vertically integrated
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