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By Blair Miller

Blair Miller tells the tale of the movie because it constructed in Jacksonville after the flip of the 20th century. Almost Hollywood finds the meteoric upward push of Jacksonville in early silent movies. domestic to over thirty studios making use of actors, administrators, and stagehands, Jacksonville turned touted because the “winter movie capital of the area” through 1915. A myriad of things contributed to Jacksonville’s upward push after which fall by means of the mid Nineteen Twenties. What have been the explanations why Jacksonville overlooked out because the subsequent mecca for filmmaking? Blair Miller tells the tale via basic assets from that amazing period.

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