Season 1, Episode 2 The Birth of Hollywood

First Aired: November 8, 2010

A look at the years 1907-20, which marked the establishment of Hollywood as the primary site for motion-picture production and the further advent of the full-length feature. The era also saw the proliferation of certain film genres, including animation and the Western. Included are profiles of female film pioneers Frances Marion, Lois Weber and Pearl White.

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  • Premiered: November 1, 2010
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  • Premise: A seven-part study of the Hollywood film industry from the 1890s to 1970. (more)

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