Paul Merton's Birth of Hollywood

To mark Hollywood's 100th anniversary, Paul Merton travels to America in a series that explores how the early pioneers there laid down the blueprint for today's cinema industry.

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Episode 1x03; Jun 10, 2011

Paul Merton traces the rise of the studios through the story of MGM - the biggest dream factory of them all, which boasted of 'more stars than the heavens'. Metro Goldwyn Mayer's studio system was perfected by its young producer Irving Thalberg, the

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Jun 10, 2011
1x02: Episode 2Jun 3, 2011
1x01: Episode 1May 27, 2011
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