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Interesting Facts About Hollywood

Interesting Facts About Hollywood
Hollywood is famous the world over, where people go to seek fame and fortune, and have a share of the glitz and glamour. Here are the ten interesting facts about Hollywood.

The huge "Hollywood" sign was put up in 1923, it was originally named "Hollywoodland" and continued to be so until 1949

In 1932 stage actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping off the letter H

Prior to 1910, there were no movie theaters in Hollywood because they were banned

The first movie made in a Hollywood studio was Cecile B. DeMille's The Squaw Man, in 1914

Many mistake Hollywood as a city, but it is in fact located in Los Angeles

Each letter of the Hollywood sign was originally measured at 50 feet tall and 30 feet wide

There are about 2,488 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but there are some major and established celebrities who don't have the star yet

The Jazz Singer, a 1927 motion picture which starred Al Jolson, was the first "talkie," or film with sould

Before being the Mecca of entertainment , it used to be a ranch owned by a couple named Harvey and Daeida Wilcox

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