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Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, United States situated west-north of downtown Los Angeles. It’s also known by the nickname tinsel town. Due to its historic identity as the center of movie studio, Hollywood is often used as a metonym for US cinema. D.W. Griffith was the first director to make the first 18 minute short film in Hollywood called “In Old California”, which was released on March 10th, 1910. By 1920s Hollywood had become world renowned and had developed its identity as the centre of United States film industry. In 1947 KTLA the first commercial television station began operating in Hollywood, and The Public Prosecutor became the first television series to be aired. In 1958 the Hollywood Walk of Fame was created as a tribute and a symbol of honor to the great artists and contributors of Hollywood. Stanley Kramer became the first star to be installed on it.

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