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  1. 1. Presented by: Cristina Sirghi, 1LM2 11.03.2014
  2. 2. A Story of Hollywood
  3. 3. • Hollywood has a long and interesting story… • The world capital of filmed entertainment Los Angeles has been a lot of things over the past 100 years. • Many years ago it was just a little city with excellent weather and orange forest.
  4. 4. • In 1908 a group of people from Chicago came here to make a film. • Since that day a lot of directors,producers, actors and thousands of other workers have been coming to Los Angeles.
  5. 5. First studio • In 1911 the first studio appeared in Hollywood. • In 1920 Hollywood made 80 % of word’s films.
  6. 6. • At the beginning there were made silent and black and-white films starring Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin. • Then they were forced out by sound films in the middle of the 1920.
  7. 7. First Colour Film • Full-length films replaced short film. • “Gone with the Wind “ was the first colour film,was shot 1939.This film brought a great success to Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable who starred in it. • The number of studious grew very quickly.
  8. 8. The biggest film companies are:
  9. 9. • The first genres of American films were comedy,melodrama and western,later adventure and historical films appeared. • But now how we know the range of genres is much richer. • World-faimous Hollywood got the name of the factory of dreams.
  10. 10. The Walk of Fame • Comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
  11. 11. The emblems symbolize five categories within the entertainment industry: • Radio microphone represe nting broadcast radio. • Classic film camera representing motion pictures.
  12. 12. • Phonograph record representing audio recording or music. • Television receiver representing broad cast television. • Comedy/tragedy masks representing theatre/ live performance.
  13. 13. •Footprints • There are nearly 200 Hollywood celebrity handprints, footprints, and autographs in the concrete of the theatre's forecourt.
  14. 14. • Variations of this honored tradition are imprints of the: • eyeglasses of Harold Lloyd • the cigar of Groucho Marx • the magic wands of Harry Potter • the facial profile of John Barrymore • noses of Jimmy Durante
  15. 15. Footprints • Many older entries contain personal messages . • Footprints are outside of the Chinese Theatre and everyone who want may visit this gallery.
  16. 16. Academy Awards • The Academy Awards,  commonly known as The Oscars,is an annual American  awards ceremony honoring  achievements in the film industry.  • Winners are awarded the  statuette, officially the Academy Award of Merit, that is much  better known by its nickname  Oscar.  •  
  17. 17. The Oscars • The awards, first presented in 1929 at the  Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by  the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. • The Oscars is also the oldest entertainment  awards ceremony , its equivalents: •  the Emmy Awards for television, • the Tony Awards for theatre • the Grammy Awards for music and recording,        are modeled after the Academy Awards.