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California Written by Kevin Starr<br />By: Danielle Dye <br />
Chapter 11 An Imagined Place:Art and Life on the Coast of Dreams<br /><ul><li>Films were starting to be made in Los Angele...
The count of montecristo (1908) outside scenes where filmed in L.A.
In the Sultan’s Power (1908) was the first movie completely filmed there
The Roman (1908), Carmen(1908) & many more to come
DeMille & Griffith became iconic Hollywood directors
During the 1920’-1930’s major film studios were establishing themselves: Twentieth Century-Fox, Paramount, & Columbia</li>...
Chapter 11 An Imagined Place:Art and Life on the Coast of Dreams<br />Music: <br />San Francisco had a musical tradition t...
Chapter 12 “Ecumenopolis”Forging a world societyBy Danielle Dye<br />When a group of Los Angeles Policemen stopped another...
Riots By Danielle Dye<br />While the Watts riots of august 1965 were black vs. white<br />The L.A. riots of April-May 1992...
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  1. 1. California Written by Kevin Starr<br />By: Danielle Dye <br />
  2. 2. Chapter 11 An Imagined Place:Art and Life on the Coast of Dreams<br /><ul><li>Films were starting to be made in Los Angeles because of the nice moving makin weather
  3. 3. The count of montecristo (1908) outside scenes where filmed in L.A.
  4. 4. In the Sultan’s Power (1908) was the first movie completely filmed there
  5. 5. The Roman (1908), Carmen(1908) & many more to come
  6. 6. DeMille & Griffith became iconic Hollywood directors
  7. 7. During the 1920’-1930’s major film studios were establishing themselves: Twentieth Century-Fox, Paramount, & Columbia</li></li></ul><li>Chapter 11 An Imagined Place:Art and Life on the Coast of Dreams<br />Photography in the twentieth century seemed to stray away from the purely photographic values for more pictorial styles equivalent to postimpressionism in painting<br />Group f/64 was focused on restoring photography<br />
  8. 8. Chapter 11 An Imagined Place:Art and Life on the Coast of Dreams<br />Music: <br />San Francisco had a musical tradition that back to the gold rush <br />Around 1849<br />By 1870’s San Francisco was supporting a flourishing theatrical and musical culture<br />Sustained for 50 years San Francisco’s claim to be the performing Arts capital of the Far East<br />1919 a philharmonic orchestra was established under the direction of Alfred Hertz<br />1930’s Sound came to motion pictures, a whole new career field <br />
  9. 9. Chapter 12 “Ecumenopolis”Forging a world societyBy Danielle Dye<br />When a group of Los Angeles Policemen stopped another black motorist; Rodney king<br />& beat him so severely that he was hospitalized<br />56 baton blows overall <br />It was evident that race was still a issue in L.A.<br />
  10. 10. Riots By Danielle Dye<br />While the Watts riots of august 1965 were black vs. white<br />The L.A. riots of April-May 1992 were blacks and browns against whites and Koreans<br />Their stores were the special targets for looting and arson<br />
  11. 11. Immigration & issues By Danielle Dye<br />1990’s had been wrenching <br />Even heartbreaking in the hostile undertones<br />And reverberation of proposition 187<br />The issue of just how the stat should respond to undocumented Californians<br />The majority of them Latino still remains a continuing question<br />Economy depends on immigrants doing jobs other will not<br />2003 Governor Gary Davis, fighting recall <br />Issued driver’s licenses to undocumented workers by signing a bill <br />
  12. 12. Chapter 13: Arnold! “Stewarship or Squandered Legacy”By Danielle Dye<br />2003 voters of California recalled one governor and elected another <br />Some cause might have been”<br />An energy crisis<br />Crushing shortfall of revenues following the collapse of the “dot.com” industry<br />An imprudently expanded state budget<br />Personality of Gray Davis <br />Screen actor Arnold Schwarzenegger<br />
  13. 13. GovernorsBy Danielle Dye<br />Unlike governors of the 1950’s who agreed a significant percentage of all issues <br />In 1966 Ronald Reagan era<br />The governors staked out for themselves<br />More differentiated points of view<br />1960’s witnessed a challenge to the “natural” census <br />Through the Sun Belt which included Southern California <br />Republicanism became populist and antigovernment<br />
  14. 14. Environmental DisasterBy Danielle Dye<br />In modern time the most significant environmental wake up call was the Santa Barbara oil spill <br />January 28,1969<br />When an oil drilling platform 5 miles off shore of California malfunctioned<br />Creating a sea of ooze that extended 35 miles in diameter and polluted 20miles of the Santa Barbara Coast<br />Spurred environmental groups to militant action<br />

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