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Language: en
Pages: 479
Authors: Jan Olsson
Categories: Performing Arts
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Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Colin Gunckel, Jan-Christopher Horak, Lisa Jarvinen
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-08 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Historically, Los Angeles and its exhibition market have been central to the international success of Latin American cinema. Not only was Los Angeles a site crucial for exhibition of these films, but it became the most important hub in the western hemisphere for the distribution of Spanish language films made
A Diplomatic Guide to Los Angeles
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Jaak Treiman
Categories: Los Angeles (Calif.)
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Mexico on Main Street
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Colin Gunckel
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

In the early decades of the twentieth-century, Main Street was the heart of Los Angeles’s Mexican immigrant community. It was also the hub for an extensive, largely forgotten film culture that thrived in L.A. during the early days of Hollywood. Drawing from rare archives, including the city’s Spanish-language newspapers, Colin
Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Vicki Mayer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-24 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

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