Discuss the transition in Hollywood from the Silent Era to The Sound Era
Provide a 300-word answer to prompt below. You have a 25-word buffer on each end of the word count so your answer must be from 275 words to 325 words. Citations and bibliography should not be included in this word count. Please refer to at least one reading from the class in your answer (see source attached). Do not use any long quotes so paraphrase if necessary. The “Production Code” and the movies themselves do not count as sources. Properly cite these readings according to MLA provide a proper bibliography at end of the essay.
Discuss the transition in Hollywood from the silent era (1894-1929) to the sound era (1930-1939, for the purposes of this question). Identify one business OR one aesthetic element from the silent era that carried over into the sound era as well as one business OR one aesthetic element from the silent era that did not carry over into the sound era. Please explain why in your answer.