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Formerly a suburb of Los Angeles and since 1911 the site of numerous film studios, which were founded primarily by Jewish immigrants from Europe. With them, Hollywood became a synonym for the American film industry and its style of films and production. The end of the classic Hollywood era in the 1940s and 1950s coincided with the advent of televi…

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Hanak-Lettner, Werner, “Hollywood”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0323>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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