When Jews Ran Hollywood: Vaudeville, Immigrants, and the American Dream | Unpacked

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Jeff Brown The Near Future Report

Want to understand why some people say that Jews run Hollywood? If you examine the history of the silverscreen, you will find that many Jews were involved with the founding of major studios like MGM, Universal, and Paramount. These companies are now owned by diverse and large corporations. Vaudeville and garment manufacturing are two examples of how Jews have been involved in Hollywood’s humble beginnings.

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Credits for image and footage:
– AP
– British Pathe
– Flicker/Rogelio A. Galaviz C.
– Library of Congress

The following TV and film clips are from the
films:- A Beast at Bay (1912)
– Awkwafina is Nora From Queens – Boys Town (1938)
– Casablanca
– Cleopatra (1963)
– David Harum (1915)
– Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
– Father’s little Dividend
– Hail the Conquering Hero
– Hidden Figures
– How the West Won
It’s a Wonderful Live – Meet me in St. Louis
– Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
– Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Modern Times
– Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
– Mutiny On the Bounty
– Orange is the New Black
– Pose
– Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
– Superman (1978)
– The Bells of St. Mary’s
– The Best Years of Our Lives
– The Dreyfus Affair (1899)
– The Four Troublesome Heads (1898)
– The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
– The Jazz Singer (1927)
– The Little Colonel
– The Playhouse
– The Sound of Music
– The Wizard of Oz
– To Kill a Mockingbird
– West Side Story
– Young Mr. Lincoln

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