Story of Film – Episode 2 – The Hollywood Dream


  • Hollywood became an industry in the 1910s and ’20s
  • Mostly funded by bankers
  • Targeted towards lower class people
  • Filming was moved into giant warehouses
  • New lighting tricks were developed
  • The methods were copied and used throughout the world
  • Choreography is good when it has an idea to go off of
  • Chaplin included a lot of ideas and political stuff in his films
  • Chaplin was referenced in a lot of films later on
  • The studios were focused on having a happy ending to movies
  • Dreyer focused on the color white in his films a lot
  • Seriousness in films during this time wasn’t well-received

…And the First of its Rebels

The following material is from wikipedia

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