Hollywood history and culture

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  1. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss

    A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010)

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    A History of Horror (also known as A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss) is a 2010 three-part documentary series made for the BBC by British writer and actor Mark Gatiss. It is a personal exploration of the history of horror film, inspired by Gatiss' lifelong enthusiasm for the genre.


  2. Alan Smithee

    Alan Smithee

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    Director

  3. Angelyne

    Angelyne

    6,867 views
    Model, actress

  4. Cheiro

    Cheiro

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    American astrologer, palmist, numerologist,

  5. Daeida Wilcox Beveridge

    Daeida Wilcox Beveridge

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    Co-developer of Holleywood

  6. Elizabeth Short

    Elizabeth Short

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    Waitress

  7. Erskine Johnson

    Erskine Johnson

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    Erskine Johnson (December 14 1910 - June 14, 1984) was a Hollywood gossip columnist who worked for the Hearst newspaper chain and appeared on the radio and in motion pictures. His column "Hollywood Notes" was syndicated by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.


  8. Gene Tierney

    Gene Tierney

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    American actress

  9. George Fisher

    George Fisher

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    George Fisher (18 December 1909-9 December 1987) was a Hollywood gossip columnist and radio personality who worked for the Los Angeles Evening News and radio stations KCMJ, KFI, KFWB and KNX in his career. He also had columns in the movie magazines Modern Screen and Radio Mirror. He started his career in the newspaper business as a 15-year-old copy boy at the San Francisco Examiner, becoming a radio reporter broadcasting stories from the Examiner for radio station KYA. Both the newspaper and the radio station were owned by William Randolph Hearst. He continued as a radio broadcaster for 33 years. He has a star memorializing his radio career on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


  10. George Hill Hodel

    George Hill Hodel

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    Suspected American serial killer

  11. Georgette Bauerdorf

    Georgette Bauerdorf

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    Georgette Elise Bauerdorf (May 6, 1924 – October 12, 1944) was an American socialite and oil heiress who was strangled in her home in West Hollywood, California. Her murder remains unsolved.


  12. Gurdon Wattles

    Gurdon Wattles

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    American businessman

  13. H.J. Whitley

    H.J. Whitley

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    American businessman, California land developer

  14. Harvey Henderson Wilcox

    Harvey Henderson Wilcox

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    American rancher

  15. Henry Willson

    Henry Willson

    3,335 views
    American talent agent

  16. History vs. Hollywood

    History vs. Hollywood (2001)

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    History vs. Hollywood is a television show on the History Channel in the United States. On the show, experts are interviewed on the historical accuracy of a film that is based on a historical event. For example the movie The Last Samurai was featured in one episode in which military historian Geoffrey Wawro, professor of history at the University of North Texas, and director of the university's Barsanti center for military-history, compared the movie with the actual events (December 2003). On the show the expert guests discuss the factual accuracy of the film as well as the everyday objects that a person of the particular time period would have seen. In some episodes an expert or the host will go on a journey to the actual historical sites depicted in the film, or interview someone who witnessed the event firsthand. In each of the more than dozen episodes both expert guests and filmmakers will discuss the historical accuracy of the film dramatized.


  17. Hollywood

    Hollywood (2003)

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    "Hollywood" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna. The song was written and produced by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï for her ninth studio album, American Life (2003). It was released as the second single from the album on July 14, 2003 by Maverick Records. "Hollywood" is a folk rock song that lyrically refers and criticizes the life style of district Hollywood. It received mixed reviews from music critics, who considered the song as catchy, despite criticizing its lyrical content. "Hollywood" attained moderate success, reaching number two in the United Kingdom, while making into the top ten of in Canada, Finland, and Italy. In the United States, the song failed to enter on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Madonna's first single since 1982's "Burning Up" to do so.


  18. Hollywood Film Festival

    Hollywood Film Festival

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    The Hollywood Film Festival is an annual Film festival which is located in Los Angeles, California, USA. The Festival was established in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu and his wife, model Janice Pennington.


  19. Hollywood High

    Hollywood High (2003)

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    Hollywood High is a 2003 documentary television film about the depiction of drug addiction in film. It was directed by Bruce Sinofsky, and features appearances by Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto and Hubert Selby Jr. It was originally aired on AMC on March 31, 2003.


  20. Irene Diamond

    Irene Diamond

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    American, Philanthropist

  21. It Came from Hollywood

    It Came from Hollywood (1982)

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    It Came from Hollywood is a 1982 comedy film compiling clips from various B movies. Written by Dana Olsen and directed by Malcolm Leo and Andrew Solt, the film features wraparound segments and narration by several famous comedians, including Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner, and Cheech and Chong. Sections of It Came from Hollywood focus on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and the works of Edward D. Wood, Jr.. The closing signature song was the doo wop hit "What's Your Name" by Don and Juan.


  22. Jimmie Fidler

    Jimmie Fidler

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    American journalist

  23. Joe E. Brown

    Joe E. Brown

    5,315 views
    American, Actor

  24. John Swope

    John Swope

    597 views
    American photographer

  25. Johnny Grant

    Johnny Grant

    1,102 views
    American, Radio Personality

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