Skip to main content
Get your Wikispaces Classroom now:
the easiest way to manage your class.
Pages and Files
Alex's field trip to Fort Ross
Animal Culture Of Humboldt Bay
Armstrong Field Trip Photos
Armstrong Redwoods Field Trip
Dairy Farming Culture
Desert Offroad Cultures
Hispanic and Latino Culture
Land of Fire
Land of Water
Add "All Pages"
By: joonas laasila
The world-famous Hollywood Sign
The Hollywood culture is famous for its cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars. The word "Hollywood" is often used to refer to the greater Los Angeles Area in general, which is a prominent part of the Profligate Province. The culture of Hollywood has dramatically changed over the years. For example, society’s taste in movies has radically been transformed. In the old days, people preferred classy and high value movies, where as today, the common person prefers a movie with violence, nudity, or other things of that nature. On a more optimistic note, movies such as
have helped society view homosexuality in a more positive manner. Movies like these are rarely produced in the Hollywood “mainstream,” and Hollywood will go on making socially relevant movies as long as they sell.
The view of Hollywood Boulevard from the Kodak Theatre
Nicknames of Hollywood/Movie Industry:
The Hollywood Kodak Theatre
Hollywood is the home to many award shows, such as the Oscars and the Academy awards. Historical theatres are commonly used as venues and concert stages to premier major theatrical releases.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of not only human celebrities but also fictional characters honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the entertainment industry.
Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is the most sought-after theatre in Hollywood for studio premieres. At these premieres, fans flock to see celebrities walk to red carpet.
Keith, Gaelyn Whitley (2006).
The Father of Hollywood: The True Story.
BookSurge Publishing. [[wiki/Special:BookSources/1419641948|ISBN 1419641948]].
Koszarski, Richard (1994).
An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture
, University of California Press. [[wiki/Special:BookSources/0520085353|ISBN 0520085353]].
Niver, Kemp R. (1971).
Biograph Bulletins, 1896–1908
. Los Angeles: Locare Research Group.
Robertson, Patrick (2001).
, Billboard Books.
Scott, Allen J. (2005).
On Hollywood: The Place, The Industry.
Princeton University Press
. [[wiki/Special:BookSources/0691116830|ISBN 0691116830]].
Jay Okocha. (1990)
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"