Quotes by hollywood

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  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
    French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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    Hollywood films are alienating to the spectator because they use too much dialogue, too much explication and leave no space for the viewer. They depress me.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
  • John Huston
    John Huston
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    Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
    Ben Hecht
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    Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
    Orson Welles
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    Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    Hollywood is what you make it; you have to choose company with care because you become what they are.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Hollywood movies of the Fifties, like The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur, with their epic clash of pagan and Judeo-Christian cultures, tell more about art and society than the French-infatuated ideologues who have made a travesty of the best American higher criticism.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
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    Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul.
    Source: Marilyn Monroe : In Her Own Words (1983)
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Hollywood... was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production.
  • Brody Jenner
    Brody Jenner
    American television personality, disc jockey and model 1983-
    Brody Jenner
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    I became super claustrophobic with Hollywood. I don't like Hollywood. I don't like what it represents. I think that Hollywood is great if you're an actor, actress, established. But for reality people or what people perceive as reality, it's tough. People are constantly discrediting everything you put on camera.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. ''Out there,'' I called it.
  • Dudley Nichols
    Dudley Nichols
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    I devoutly believe it is the writer who has matured the film medium more than anyone else in Hollywood. Even when he knew nothing about his work, he brought at least knowledge of life and a more grown-up mind, a maturer feeling about the human being.
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