RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 807997041 LA English UL http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=9526&xtid=48295 T1 100 Years of Hollywood Carl Laemmle and Universal Studios A1 Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Open University., PB Films Media Group PP New York, N.Y. YR 2011 AB The year is 1912. Seeking refuge from Thomas Edison's aggressive patent-enforcement tactics, a Chicago-based film producer named Carl Laemmle sets up operation in the rural Californian sanctuary of Hollywoodland. Laemmle's life and work are the subject of this program, especially his creation of Universal Studios (originally the Universal Film Manufacturing Company) and the famous names and productions which emerged from that company. Interviews feature Carla Laemmle, niece of the mogul; Sarah Karloff and Bela Lugosi, Jr., children of famed Hollywood actors; composer Howard Shore; actor John Malkovich; and director Peter Bogdanovich. Archival excerpts and historical insights shed new light on Dracula (1931), Phantom of the Opera (1925), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), and other film classics.