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					Hollywood in the Twenties
High Tide for the Silver Screen
Hollywood
       D. W. Griffith


  • 1875-1948

• The Biograph
     Company
        (1895)

• United Artists
        (1919)
D. W. Griffith
United Artists
Charlie Chaplin

         • 1889-1977

         • “the Little
           Tramp”

         • Pathe (Paris,
           France- 1896)

         • United Artists
           (1919)
     Mack Sennett

• 1880-1960
  • Keystone
     Studios
      (1912)
“the Keystone Cops”
Paramount Pictures




       1912
         Paramount

              Jesse Lasky, Adolph Zukor,
              Samuel Goldwyn, Cecil B. DeMille,
              & Al Kaufman




The “Barn”
Cecil B. DeMille
Universal Studios




  Carl Laemmle
       1912
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”




             1923
“Phantom of the Opera”




                    1925
Oswald (the lucky rabbit)




       • 1927
• Ub Iwerks &
  Walt Disney
Walt Disney Studios




             • Mickey
               Mouse:
              (1928-
              present)
“Steamboat Willie”




       1928
Warner Brothers




     1918
Harry, Albert, Sam, & Jack L.
           Warner
Rin-Tin-Tin
“The Jazz Singer”



          • 1928
          • Hollywood’s
           first
           “talkie”
    “On With The Show”




• 1929- Hollywood’s first all-color,
       all-”talkie” feature film
Hal Roach, Sr.

          • 1892-1992
          • Hal Roach
           Studios
           (1919)
Harold Lloyd


        • 1893-1971
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy
“Our Gang”


• 1922
“the Little Rascals”
Columbia Pictures




      1924
The Three Stooges




 Moe, Curly, & Larry
Superman




     • From the comic
       books to the
       big screen
     Louis B. Mayer


 • 1882-1951

• Co-founded
MGM together
         with
 Marcus Loew
      in 1924
Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Metro Goldwyn Mayer




 1926         1929
RKO Pictures




    1928
RKO Pictures
 RKO Pictures




1929        1933

				
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