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- n. the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking
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- n. the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
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His career imploded that September when he was accused of the rape and murder of a young actress, Virginia Rappe, who had been partying with Arbuckle and some other friends from the film industry in their hotel rooms in San Francisco.
“There was a real synthesis of Chinatown’s working people and the film industry in the thirties and forties,” he told me.
Management: New Rules of the Game by RICHARD LEDERER, a marketing consultant in the film industry who has served as vice president of worldwide marketing at Orion Pictures and as a consultant to Francis Coppola’s Zoetrope Studios in the areas of film marketing, advertising and publicity.
Will Gow, a community historian at the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, whose recent oral history documentary project, Chinatown Remembered, interviewed old-time residents who lived in the neighborhood in the 1930s and 1940s, told me that the intersection of a booming film industry and neighborhood upheaval made it a ripe era for Hollywoodized versions of Chinatown to form.
This is perhaps inevitable, since filmmakers are entitled to enjoy the success of their work, which usually means gaining access to a wider audience through American-financed pictures, but it can be unhappy for the local film industry that spawned them.
Nowadays I find it hilarious that my childhood obsession with Michael Schoeffling led me to gain exposure to the one man in the film industry most notorious for getting his start by obsessing, which in turn led me to a life of writing.