The Birth of an American Industry: 1910s-1920s

Overview: The Birth of an American Industry

Clips
Thomas Ince, Carl Laemmle, and the Rise of the Studio System  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
D.W. Griffith and The Birth of a Nation  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Formation of MGM Studios  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Lois Weber and the Women of Early Cinema  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Erich von Stroheim  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Rudolph Valentino  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Clara Bow  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Greta Garbo  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars" 
Censorship and the Hays Code  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars"   (Read the code)
The Move to Sound  from TCM's "Moguls & Movie Stars"