Tagged with studios

An Ongoing War For Power

As we skim through the timeline of Hollywood, if anything we realize that the film industry is never stagnant. There are rapid rises and falls, profits and debts, successes and failures in any aspect of Hollywood. In the vertically integrated system, studios held substantial power, dictating the types of films that could go on screen, … Continue reading

Can I Call a Do-Over on Monday’s Activity?

During Monday’s in-class activity, I had the misfortune of playing an agent during the studio system era. All of the studio members mistrusted me and no one paid me or my ideas about my star’s image any attention. My actor was already under contract with the studio, so there was little I could do to … Continue reading