In three short columns this article outlines the growth of the Hollywood film industry beginning in 1909 and extending to the time of this printing, in 1919. The silent film producers whose careers were established at that time are discussed and they include Adolph Zukor, Henry N. Marvin, Herman Casler, George Kleine, Marcus Loew, film director D.W. Griffith, and Vitagraph Studio founders Albert Smith and William T Rock.
To read a 1924 article regarding Hollywood film executive Irving Thalberg, click here.
In 1930 Adolf Zukor was listed to as one of the most powerful men in Washington...
Click here to read a 1939 article about an alumni organization for the pioneers of silent films.
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