Surprising Facts About Old Hollywood
Today's Hollywood is strange, but you won’t even believe it’s past. Think again if you believe Hollywood is odd now. Celebrities in the Golden Age of Cinema were given ‘pep’ pills to remain awake, pushed to stage weddings for promotion, as well as pressured to appear in oddly specific ways. Trust us, that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
Hollywood was a fascinating location with a wide range of stories ranging from humorous to terrifying. This was particularly true for Old Hollywood, which we've seen via the scandals of the era.
What about the movies they were making, though? Did the controversies go unnoticed? What crazy things were all these outlandish artists up to have a film made? Why did performers in black-and-white films speak in such a manner? Why are so many child stars addicted to drugs? Why is Los Angeles the center of the film industry?
Find the answers to these questions in the sections below and learn more about vintage Hollywood films with these fascinating facts.