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  • 1. How Hollywood Came To BeWhen one hears the word Hollywood, the firstthing that comes to mind is movies. Theres areason why Los Angeles became the center ofmotion pictures. It all started with a fewindependent studios that ventured as far awayas possible from the trust, mainly ThomasEdison and his lawsuits, and so they headed toL.A. to distribute, produce, and exhibit theirmovies. The fact that Los Angeles was far awayfrom New York helped make it the home forindependent film studios.

2. The film industry flourished in L.A becauseIt was sunny all year long, the propertywas inexpensive, it was an open shoptown, and of course there was an amazingvariety of locations and geography. Theseconditions made it perfect for any studio toshoot movies. Soon almost every studiobe it major or independent wanted to settlethere, making Hollywood full of filmfactories. 3. Once Hollywood became the center of the filmindustry in the US, a system had to beestablished which introduces us to the studiosystem. The system was first and foremostdesigned to ensure the cost and quality of themovies being produced. Soon MGM, ParamountPictures, RKO Radio Pictures, and Warner Bros.were leading the film industry in a well-definedsystem. Smaller studios like Universal Studios,United Artists, and Columbia Pictures were alsorising to take their share of the evolving industry.The age of Edison was coming to an end, and anew entrepreneur with high expectation, AdolfZukor, took control of Paramount Pictures andtried to lead the studio system. 4. Having a broad based US culture, there was asudden wide appeal and people all over theworld became interested in Hollywood movies.As for European cinema, while they were still incompetition, the effects of WWI destroyed theEuropean film industries. It was mainly due tothe conversion to propaganda films. Therefore,while Europe was suffering from the war trying tofocus on propaganda instead of the film industry,Hollywood was growing with a strong systemand eventually became the leading film industryof the world. European cinema tried to make acomeback but was never able to achieve theheights of the Hollywood system, and to this day,Europe has failed to recover from the effects ofWWI on their film industries placing Hollywoodahead of their time. 5. Hollywood TodayThe past few decades have really changedthe way we consume movies and all theseimprovements can be attributed to theever improving technology and of coursethe amazing actors that hollywood has tooffer. 6. Some Notable Hollywood Actors 7. And of couse the one and only..