Top 10 Interesting Facts About Hollywood


1) “Hollywood” was given its name by the real estate developer Hobart Johnstone Whitley while on his honeymoon in 1886.

2) The “Hollywood” Sign is around 90 years old. It was the year 1923 when the original “Hollywood” sign was constructed.

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3) The “Hollywood” sign is located in the Santa Monica Mountains on Mount Lee in Southern California.

4) ‘Thomas Fisk Goff’ was the artist who designed and created the amazing “Hollywood” sign

5) In 1910, “In Old California” was the first movie to be made in Hollywood. Which was directed by the great Director D. W. Griffith and it was a short film of just 17 minutes.

6) “Hollywood.” was not the first sign. The sign actually read HOLLYWOODLAND from 1923 until 1949.

7) For “Hollywoodland” development’s advertise, 13 letters sign which spelled out “HOLLYWOODLAND” the development’s name.  “LAND” were the last four letters which were got dropped from the sign After 1949.

8) The shortest dialogue script since the introduction of talkies was written for Mel Brook’s Silent Movie (1976), which has only one spoken word throughout: “Non.”

9) ‘You’re in the Army Now’ was the first movie in Hollywood, that holds the record for the longest “3 minutes” kiss. Movie was released in 1941.


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10) In “Terminator 2”, Arnold Schwarzenegger was paid $15 Million and he only spoke around 700 words. So according to that Arnold was paid $21,428 per word and the famous dialogue “Hasta La Vista Baby” cost around $85,700. :-B