Timelineexhibitsvoicesactive learningreference room


Display Information
Overview: Hollywood’s Gilded Age is not a period of labor strife or Indian wars or racial conflict or the farmers’ revolt. It is a portrait of Boston, New York, and Philadelphia’s social elite.

Hollywood has greatly contributed to the popular impression that the Gilded Age was a glamorous time of overnight fortunes and conspicuous consumption. For Hollywood, the Gilded Age offers an ideal settin... more

Important films of this era

Movie trailers available on Digital History