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Unformatted text preview: England has always had a tough time making films decline of European cinema European counties had great film industries, which were destroyed by WWI Americans become #1 in film industry Max Linder drafted to French army & wounded Charlie Chaplin outdoes him anyways • The Birth of a Nation : D.W. Griffth shot during 9 weeks over 3 hours long cost $100,000 made millions of dollars: audience over 100 million violent, racist film: African Americans are described poorly perfection of editing mother of a subsequent American films Gone with the Wind is just as racist, but no one complains about it Feb. 8, 1915: film released October 1915: the reign of Hollywood began...
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- Silent film, subsequent American films, D.W. Griffth shot, great film industries