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Destined to Fail: Creating a "Hollywood of the East"in Sun City, Fl, 1925

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2018-11-03
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In 1925, Sun City was the site selected for a planned movie colony designed to attract the movie industry to South County, Florida. The three men most responsible for this venture were ill-suited dreamers whose actions led to the demise of the colony. This paper explores this history of the planned movie colony and the men behind the effort.
Title: Destined to Fail: Creating a "Hollywood of the East"in Sun City, Fl, 1925.
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Name(s): Charles Nelson, Author
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Date Created: 2018-07-25
Date Issued: 2018-11-03
Summary: In 1925, Sun City was the site selected for a planned movie colony designed to attract the movie industry to South County, Florida. The three men most responsible for this venture were ill-suited dreamers whose actions led to the demise of the colony. This paper explores this history of the planned movie colony and the men behind the effort.
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