Classical Hollywood cinema

Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of filmmaking which became characteristic of American cinema between the 1910s (rapidly after World War I) and the 1960s.[4] It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of filmmaking worldwide.[5] Similar or associated terms include classical Hollywood narrative, the Golden Age of Hollywood, Old Hollywood, and classical continuity.[6]

Classical Hollywood cinema
Film classic Casablanca (1942) starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
Years active1910s–1960s
CountryUnited States

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