This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Ed Rampell in his book "Progressive Hollywood: A People's Film History of the United States". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Ed Rampell's book. Rampell offers an assessment on the relationship between politics and Hollywood and he describes the major movements in the movie industry.
He also describes the impacts of Hollywood on society, the limits imposed by politics and the consequences of their infringement.