Producers Library holds one of the most extensive visual holdingings depicting the history of Hollywood filmmaking. From the turn of the last century Vaudeville to present day, every decade in Hollywood saw major innovations in technology and style. The meleodramtic teens and twenties Silent Era gave way to the first “all-talking” sync-sound 1927 motion picture The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson. Soon the widespread introduction of color dazzled audiences starting in the 1930s with two-color and three-strip technicolor. The stars, the studios and the moguls, behind-the-scenes, movie trailers and out-takes, publicity stills and premieres are all represented on-line. 

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