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Beginnings of the Hollywood was marked by the arrival of films studios from heavily taxed New York area to the sunny California, and establishment of five large film studios who dominated theaters of the US and the World between 1910 and the end of the World War II.
First few decades of movie history were marked by the popularity of silent black and white movies. Before advanced technology enabled filmmakers to create movies with sound, silent films played a big role in establishing the roots of the modern film industry.
Bollywood is one of the largest film industries ever created on planet earth, serving the fans on Indian subcontinent hundreds of movie each year, from the second decade of 20th century up to today. Here you can learn more about the incredible history of Bollywood, its origins, influences and most popular films.
Arrival of sound film changed the landscape of Hollywood and film industry significantly. Changes brought larger popularity of film stars, larger budgets and the introduction of brand new film styles and genres. Learn more about history of modern Hollywood here.