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Legado

Hollywood, the Dream Factory

Find out how the magic of Hollywood began.

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Hollywood, the Dream Factory

Find out how the magic of Hollywood began.

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Lights, camera, action! Hollywood has become synonymous with the glitz and glamour of the entertainment industry. How did the magic of Hollywood cinema begin?
At the turn of the 20th century, the US filmdom moved to Hollywood to avoid Edison's Motion Pictures Patent's fees. Other Hollywood's advantages were its unbeatable weather and quick access to different settings.

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