Phillip French 100 Years of Hollywood

1910-1919: The birth of Hollywood
Intolerance (DW Griffith, 1916)

1920-1929: The advent of sound
The Gold Rush (Charles Chaplin, 1925)

1930-1939: The age of Technicolor
The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939)

1940-1949: The movies go to war
The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler, 1946)

1950-1959: The battle with television
High Noon (Fred Zinnemann, 1952)

1960-1969: The European threat
The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer, 1962)

1970-1979: Hollywood strikes back
The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)

1980-1989 The suits regain control
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980)

1990-1999: Animation makes a comeback
Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)

2000-2009: A sense of déjà-vu
Flags of Our Fathers/Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood, 2006)

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