The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History


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The Story of Hollywood follows Hollywood from its dusty origins to its glorious rise to stardom. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 vintage images from the author's private collection, the book tells the complete story of Hollywood including its eventual decline and urban renewal. Both the playground of stars and the boulevard of broken dreams, Hollywood transformed American society with its motion pictures that revolutionized the entertainment world. The Story of

Hollywood brings new insights to readers with a passion for Hollywood and its place in the history of film, radio, and television.


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Gregory Paul Williams has been interested in Hollywood's history since he wrote "The Story of Hollywoodland", a book about the neighbourhood where he grew up. Williams has been a puppeteer and a puppet designer for films such as Men in Black, Men in Black II, Child's Play 3, and Pee-wee's Playhouse.

In the Valley of the Cahuengas; Through a City of Homes; "No Dogs, No Movies"; Main Street of the Movies; Boulevard of Broken Dreams; Radio Days; Lost Hollywood; Bibliography; Index; Maps.

General Fields

  • : 9780977629923
  • : B L Press
  • : B L Press
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 979.493
  • : 406
  • : AJ
  • : 849 b/w photos