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-*[[Peg Entwistle]]+*[[Peg Entwistle]] (1908 – 1932), an English actress who gained notoriety after her suicide at the age of 24 by leaping off of the Hollywood Sign.
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Hollywood is iconic for mainstream cinema
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Hollywood is iconic for mainstream cinema

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Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical centre of movie studios and stars, the word "Hollywood" is often used as a metonym for the American film and television industry. In fact, one can safely regard Hollywood, or the American film industry, as the pinnacle of mainstream cinema.

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