This Day in Jewish History / Action! Hollywood's first feature starts filming
Director Cecil B. DeMille and Jewish producer Samuel Goldfish (later Goldwyn) made history, exactly 100 years ago.
December 29, 1913, marks the day that filming began on “The Squaw Man,” the production credited with being the first full-length motion picture made in Hollywood. Directed by Cecil B. DeMille (his first movie) and Oscar Apfel, “The Squaw Man” was produced by Samuel Goldfish (later Goldwyn) and his brother-in-law Jesse L. Lasky. It premiered on February 12, 1914. (Lasky and Goldfish were...
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