In Hoosiers in Hollywood, author David L. Smith presents native Hoosiers, as well as those who spent much of their formative years in the state, who have contributed in some fashion to the motion picture industry. Their contributions began with the invention of the first motion picture projector, continued through the silent era and the advent of sound, and represent an important presence in the industry today. The reader will find many stories about Hoosiers working together to showcase their remarkable talents and helping to change the face of the entertainment industry. Over the years, Hoosiers have made their way to Hollywoodthe Mecca for those with stories to tell and talents to be showcased.
Author: David L. Smith
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society Press