The invention of the moving picture camera was one of the most innovative items to ever be introduced. From its earliest use, it allowed a person to be transported to another place and time. When the silent film era began it not only transported, it captivated audiences around the world as they watched the Keystone Cops, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino, and hundreds of others grace the silver screen. By the dawn of the talkies, millions of women were swooning over Clark Gable, John Boles, and Errol Flynn. They were only a few of “the men” in the golden age of Hollywood and they are the role models that would shape the generations of actors to come.
Join Hollywood reporter Sylvia Safran Resnick as she escorts you down memory lane to the days when Tyrone Power graced the stage and screen. Through the pages of The Evolution of the Hollywood Heartthrob, she’ll take you on a biographical journey from the 1930s men you loved to the ones who make your heart skip a beat today. It’s a fascinating look at Old Hollywood, New Hollywood, and the fabulous years in between!