Classical Hollywood cinema

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Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism which designate both a narrative and visual style of film-making which developed in and characterized American cinema between 1913 (increasingly rapidly in 1917, after the U.S. entered World War I) and 1969, and eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of film-making worldwide.wikipedia
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Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism which designate both a narrative and visual style of film-making which developed in and characterized American cinema between 1913 (increasingly rapidly in 1917, after the U.S. entered World War I) and 1969, and eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of film-making worldwide.
The dominant style of American cinema is classical Hollywood cinema, which developed from 1913 to 1969 and characterizes most films made there to this day.

Howard Hawks

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In other cases, strong-willed directors like Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, and Frank Capra battled the studios in order to achieve their artistic visions.
Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era.

Studio system

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The primary changes in American film-making came from the film industry itself, with the height of the studio system.
The Golden Age is a purely technical distinction and not to be confused with the style in film criticism known as Classical Hollywood cinema, a style of American film which developed from 1917 to 1963 and characterizes it to this day.

Michael Curtiz

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He directed classic films from the silent era and numerous others during Hollywood's Golden Age, when the studio system was prevalent.

Alfred Newman (composer)

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For instance, Cedric Gibbons and Herbert Stothart always worked on MGM films; Alfred Newman worked at 20th Century Fox for twenty years; Cecil B. DeMille's films were almost all made at Paramount Pictures; and director Henry King's films were mostly made for Twentieth Century Fox.
He was among the first musicians to compose and conduct original music during Hollywood's Golden Age of movies, later becoming a respected and powerful music director in the history of Hollywood.

Stanley Donen

He was the last surviving notable director of Hollywood's Golden Age.

Billy Wilder

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He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of the Hollywood Golden Age of cinema.

Humphrey Bogart

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His performances in numerous films from the Classical Hollywood era made him a cultural icon.

Gary Cooper

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He was a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through to the end of the golden age of Classical Hollywood.

Ingeborg Holm

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It is noted as the first true narrative film; its remarkable narrative continuity would characterize the style now known as classical Hollywood, which dominated the global film industry for the majority of the century.

Kirk Douglas

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A centenarian, he is one of the last surviving stars of the film industry's Golden Age.

Errol Flynn

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Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-born American actor during the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Glenn Ford

He was most prominent during Hollywood's Golden Age though he continued as one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

Cary Grant

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Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-born American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men.

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The brothers were included in AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars list of the 25 greatest male stars of Classical Hollywood cinema, the only performers to be inducted collectively.

Gene Kelly

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In 1999, the American Film Institute also ranked him as the 15th greatest male screen legend of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

Herbert Marshall

He appeared onscreen with many of the most prominent leading ladies of Hollywood's Golden Age, including Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Bette Davis.

Edward G. Robinson

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Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age.

Spencer Tracy

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One of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, Tracy won two Academy Awards for Best Actor from nine nominations, sharing the record for nominations in the category with Laurence Olivier.

Will Rogers

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By the mid-1930s Rogers was hugely popular in the United States, its leading political wit and the highest paid of Hollywood film stars.

Olivia de Havilland

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She appeared in 49 feature films, was one of the leading actors of her time, and is among the last surviving movie stars of the Golden Age of Classical Hollywood.

James Stewart

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Stewart received an Academy Honorary Award for his achievements in 1985 and in 1999 Stewart was named the third-greatest male screen legend of the Golden Age of Hollywood by the American Film Institute, behind Humphrey Bogart and Cary Grant.

Dolores del Río

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With a career spanning more than 50 years, she is regarded as the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s.

Joan Fontaine

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Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland (October 22, 1917 – December 15, 2013), known professionally as Joan Fontaine, was a British-American actress who is best known for her starring roles in cinema during the Classical Hollywood era.

Doris Day

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Day's film career began during the latter part of the Golden Age of Hollywood with the film Romance on the High Seas (1948), leading to a 20-year career as a motion picture actress.