10 Amazing Facts About Hollywood


The Hollywood sign promoted "Hollywoodland" real estate in 1923. "Hollywood" became the entertainment industry's icon.

Hollywood Sign Origins


The first movie studio in Hollywood was established in 1911 by Nestor Company, marking the beginning of the area's association with filmmaking.

First Movie Studio


The 1960-founded Hollywood Walk of Fame honors entertainment industry luminaries with over 2,600 brass stars on the walkways.

The Walk of Fame


"The Squaw Man," released in 1914, is regarded as the world's first feature-length film. It was directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced in Hollywood.

The World's First Feature Film


The Academy Awards, widely known as the Oscars, held annually in Hollywood since 1929, honors outstanding achievements in the film industry.

The Oscars


"Avengers: Endgame" (2019) holds the title of the highest-grossing film of all time, earning billions of dollars worldwide.

The Highest-Grossing Film


The Hollywood Bowl is one of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, hosting numerous concerts and events since its opening in 1922.

The Hollywood Bowl


"The Jazz Singer" (1927) is considered the first feature-length film with synchronized sound, marking a major milestone in the history of cinema.

The First Talking Movie


Hollywood is often referred to as the "Movie Capital of the World" due to its global influence on the film industry.

The Movie Capital


The studios controlled filmmaking, actor contracts, and distribution. Hollywood's history and numerous renowned films.

Hollywood's Golden Age

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