It Happened in Hollywood

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Book Description

From the day in 1893 that Gigi and Hobart Johnstone Whitley stood on a hill overlooking the area
they christened “Hollywood,” to modern-day tales of murder and mayhem, It Happened in Hollywood recounts in thirty short episodes the behind-the-scenes events that shaped Tinseltown.

About Schiller, Gerald

Gerald A. Schiller is a professional magician and the author of eight books. Born in Philadelphia and educated at both Temple University and UCLA, he has taught classes in English, Cinema, and Creative Writing. He wrote and directed educational, documentary, and promotional films for many years, including the award-winning documentaries: Chaplin: A Character is Born and Keaton: The Great Stoneface.