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The First Hollywood: Florida and the Golden Age of Silent Filmmaking (Hardcover)

The First Hollywood: Florida and the Golden Age of Silent Filmmaking By Shawn C. Bean Cover Image
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Jacksonville, Florida, was the king of the infant film industry. Devastated by fire in 1901, rebuilt in a wide variety of architectural styles, sharing the same geographic and meteorological DNA as southern California, the city was an ideal location for northern film production companies looking to relocate.

About the Author


Shawn C. Bean has twice been named Writer of the Year by the Florida Magazine Association. He is a former music and theater reviewer for the Miami New Times and current contributor to Florida Travel & Life and Miami.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813032436
ISBN-10: 0813032431
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication Date: July 28th, 2008
Pages: 240
Language: English