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Unformatted text preview: Hollywood in the 1920s (1920–1929) Developing the Studio System Thomas Ince o 1912 established own studio, Inceville, in Culver City o Established the mode of production that would dominate Hollywood for the next 40 years Production units Detailed scenarios Shot on tight schedules Ince supervised the editing and retained authority over final cut Movies and Morality Cinema has been dogged by moralists and reformers since its birth 1920s movie content became more risquè Birth of Hollywood Babylon 1920s Scandals William Desmond Taylor Wallace Reid Roscoe ―Fatty‖ Arbuckle Made Hollywood an easy target for moralists and reformers Other Challenges Radio began commercial broadcasting in 1922 Automobiles were becoming more affordable Formation of the MPPDA Purpose was to protect the movie industry from organized criticism and outside pressure Will Hays—first head of the MPPDA o Former Republican national chairman and Postmaster General for Warren Harding 1924 ―The Formula‖...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course FDM 3351 taught by Professor Kendrick during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.
- Spring '07