Definitions

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  • noun The industry of films and filmmaking.
  • noun The fictitious world where films are set.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But Hollywood shekels in the current economic crisis are thin, particularly so when trying to finance what the fresh princes of filmland dismiss as low earning "art movies."

    Eric Ehrmann: Memo to Madonna ... The Guys Like Rififi

  • All it needed to be a Sunset Boulevard was a nice, classic filmland murder.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • The City of Angels, back then, was where an average filmland contract player could earn more in a week than most American families could bring home in a year; where over a million new arrivals had turned Los Angeles into the fifth-biggest city in the country; where fortunes were to be made overnight and–if you believed the newspapers–the fun never stopped.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • For example, acknowledging that there were Communists everywhere in America, not just in Hollywood, the Tampa Morning Tribune editors argued that the idea that Reds "control filmland or its output is sheer nonsense."

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • All it needed to be a Sunset Boulevard was a nice, classic filmland murder.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • All it needed to be a Sunset Boulevard was a nice, classic filmland murder.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Anatomical anomalies of the famous monsters of filmland

    - Boing Boing

  • And his ambitious pursuit is unfolding at a moment when race has once more become a troublesome concern in filmland.

    Trials Of A Black Mogul

  • But the picture increased its box office take by 50% in its second week or release, something generally unheard of in filmland.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Most American Indians in filmland had to instead find jobs as extras.

    WFMU's Beware of the Blog

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