Classical Hollywood cinema

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Classical Hollywood cinema, classical Hollywood narrative, and classical continuity are terms used in film criticism which designate both a narrative and visual style of film-making which developed in and characterized American cinema between the 1910s and the early 1960s, and eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of film-making worldwide.wikipedia
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Classical Hollywood cinema, classical Hollywood narrative, and classical continuity are terms used in film criticism which designate both a narrative and visual style of film-making which developed in and characterized American cinema between the 1910s and the early 1960s, 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 1917 to 1960 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.

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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 Twentieth 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

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He is 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

1913 was a particularly fruitful year for the medium, as pioneering directors from several countries produced masterpieces such as The Mothering Heart (D. W. Griffith), Ingeborg Holm (Victor Sjöström), and L'enfant de Paris (Léonce Perret) that set new standards for film as a form of storytelling.
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.

Glenn Ford

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

Rock Hudson

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Viewed as a prominent "heartthrob" of the Hollywood Golden Age, he achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955) and Giant (1956), for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor, and found continued success with a string of romantic comedies co-starring Doris Day in Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1961) and Send Me No Flowers (1964).

Edward G. Robinson

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

Herbert Marshall

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

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 that 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.

Lauren Bacall

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She was named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute, and received an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2009, "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures".

Olivia de Havilland

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She appeared in 49 feature films and was one of the leading movie stars during the golden age of Classical Hollywood.

Dolores del Río

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She was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s.

Doris Day

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Day's film career began during the latter part of the Classical Hollywood Film era with the 1948 film Romance on the High Seas, and its success sparked her twenty-year career as a motion picture actress.

Joan Fontaine

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

Audrey Hepburn

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Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age.

Katharine Hepburn

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In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

Joan Leslie

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Joan Leslie (born Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel; January 26, 1925 – October 12, 2015) was an American actress, dancer, and vaudevillian who, during the Hollywood Golden Age, appeared in such films as High Sierra, Sergeant York, and Yankee Doodle Dandy.