By Lane Turney
Hollywood and cinema itself is, in a lot of ways, still in its infancy. In modernity, we are just now entering into a generation that has no connection, relatives or otherwise, to the advent of the film industry. They have no concept of how film has reflected society’s maturation since the beginning of the monumental twentieth century. The charting of American history during this great century coincides with our innovative ability to capture ourselves on celluloid, or at least an approximation thereof. Some of America’s most treasured character actors have provided the lifeblood of these approximations of our very lives and shifting values.
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