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Hollywood
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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…

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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 30 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0323>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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