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Omnibus presenting: The Hollywood Image: 1: The Silent Era

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This week Omnibus presents the first of three films about Hollywood and its history, including extracts from many of the most famous films made in what was originally an unknown suburb of Los Angeles. This film begins with the very first piece of film copyrighted on 7 January 1894, and it ends with Al Jolson in The Jazz Singer, the forerunner of the Talkies and made 33 years later.
Written by Alexander Walker
(On Tuesday the all-American way of life goes to the highest bidder: pages 50-53)

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Narrator: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Writer: Alexander Walker
Producer: Therese Denny

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Omnibus presenting: The Hollywood Image: 1: The Silent Era

BBC One London, 3 May 1970 22.10






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