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Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972)

TV Movie | 51 min | Documentary, History

A documentary about the glorious history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and its decline leading to the sale of its back lot and props. By extension this provides a general history of Hollywood's Golden Age and the legendary studio system.
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Cinematographers
John A. Alonzo | Jim Wilson (as James Wilson)
Editors
Bud Friedgen | Pieter Hubbard (as Pieter S. Hubbard)
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1972 (United States)

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5.4 / 10 | 174 votes