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Hollywood gold

We call it the golden age, but most of the movies were silver, like smoke, and smoking is something you will see a great deal of here. Gold is precious, rarefied, but Hollywood was churning out movies like bratwurst back then. The studios sought to mirror the assembly line in their mode of production, with…