Information related to the history of the American film industry, colloquially known by the name of the neighborhood most associated with it
, Los Angeles
For information pertaining to the concurrent development of animation, see the History of Animation
Not to be confused with Hollywood History
Eras of Hollywood:
For those who want to learn about the subject from a snarky New Englander, Bob Chipman
has done a four-part "Hollywood History 101" special for his web series The Big Picture
- Part 1 — covers the Silent and Golden Ages.
- Part 2 — covers the Fall of the Studio System.
- Part 3 — covers New Hollywood and the beginning of the Blockbuster Age.
- Supplemental video — covers the Hays Code.