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Title Moguls & movie stars [videorecording] : a history of Hollywood / presented by Turner Classic Movies ; in association with Turner Entertainment Co. ; from Ostar Productions and Wilkman Productions ; produced and written by Jon Wilkman.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    791.4309 MOG    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (419 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (39 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 19 cm))
Note Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2010.
Booklet is attached inside container.
Special features include: panel discussions.
Contents Disc 1. Episode 1. Peepshow pioneers (1889-1907) -- Episode 2. The birth of Hollywood (1907-1920) ; Disc 2. Episode 3. The dream merchants (1920-1928) -- Episode 4. Brother, can you spare a dream? (1929-1941) -- Episode 5. Warriors and peacemakers (1941-1950) ; Disc 3. Episode 6. The attack of the small screens (1950-1960) -- Episode 7. Fade out, fade in (1960-1969) ; Special features : More reflections on Hollywood history by producer/writer Jon Wilkman and historians in conjunction with each episode (ca. 1 hr.).
Credits Editor, Sergio Palmero ; writer, John Wilkman ; photographed by Neal Brown, Neal Smith ; narrator, Christopher Plummer ; executive producer, Bill Haber.
Performer Interviewees include: Tony Maietta, Jeffrey Vance, Leonard Maltin, Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., A. Scott Berg, Carla Laemmle, Daniel Selznick, Peter Bogdanovich, Richard D. Zanuck, Gore Vidal.
Summary "The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure literally bigger than life. Here is the whole story -- the glamour and the sweat, the collaborations and the conflicts, the careers that skyrocketed and the dreams that crashed -- in the biggest production ever from Turner Classic Movies, the leading authority on classic movies and film history. Seven enthralling hours of movie clips, rare footage, interviews and keen insight from Hollywood insiders and historians trace moviemaking from its humble beginnings through the Golden Age to the New Hollywood of the '60s. It's a saga as exciting as any that ever appeared on the silver screen"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English dialogue, optional English or French subtitles ; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Haber, Bill. Producer.
Wilkman, Jon. Producer. Screenwriter.
Plummer, Christopher. Narrator.
Turner Classic Movies (Television network)
Ostar Productions (Firm)
Wilkman Productions.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Moguls and movie stars
History of Hollywood
ISBN 0780669835
9780780669833
Standard No. 883929165650
Music No. 3000034490 Warner Home Video (text)
2000045030 Warner Home Video (Disc 1)
2000045031 Warner Home Video (Disc 2)
2000045032 Warner Home Video (Disc 3)

 
    
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