Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles, California.
It is situated in the northern part of the city, on the hill.
Hollywood has a short history.
At first it was an agricultural area, then it became part of Los Angeles.
The first movie studio opened in 1911 and in 1920 Hollywood became the center of the movie industry.
In Hollywood and Beverly Hills you can see a lot of wonderful houses, because many cinema stars live there.
Walt Disney's house
Sylvester Stallone's house
You can meet famous actors in the streets.
The Hollywood walk of Fame is a pavement where you can see the name of very famous stars on it.
In Hollywood there are a lot of studios: Disney, Universal, Fox, Columbia and MGM.
You can visit them, and there are a lot of tourists every day who want to know all the secrets of the movie industry.
The movie studios are specialised in shooting different types of films: historical films, science fiction films, love stories and cartoons.
A lot of famous films directors work there, and also cartoonists and technicians who are expert in the special effects of the film.
Many famous musicians work there too, for the composition and the recording of the film soundtracks.
Song by Michael Bublé, "Hollywood"
By Elena Sofia Furlan and Alice Dal Grande, II LSA