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Dreams For Sale



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A lifelong passion and appreciation for Cinema.
An ambitious, young woman rises to fame during the zenith of Hollywood's silent era.

In the tradition and style of shows like "Mad Men", "Downton Abbey", and "Boardwalk Empire" this series would go back in time, and examine a world, we only think we know.

It is the mid-twenties. The great war has ended, and America has risen as the world's supreme power, not only exporting business, but art and culture. The Jazz age is in full swing, and thanks to prohibition, speakeasy's can be found around every corner. The AGE OF CELEBRITY has begun, which fuels the dynamic, vibrant energy of the time, reflected in its heroes - Mary Pickford - Babe Ruth - Louis Armstrong - Charles Lindbergh - and, of course.... Charlie Chaplin. Many, only in their 20's, yet already icons of their generation. And in, Los Angeles, where a new art-form has taken the world by storm, the little town of Hollywood has become a mecca to all those seekers of fame and fortune. But unfortunately, in Tinseltown, not all golden roads lead to the emerald city.

Submitted: September 5, 2016
Last Updated: October 13, 2018

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The Writer: Ron Houghton

An avid cinephile, and former film critic. In recent years I have discovered a passion for screenwriting. In recent years I have been fortunate to have five of my short scripts optioned, with four currently in production. In between work and life, I am currently working on two ambitious television spec sricpts. One about silent Hollywood and another set after an apocalyptic event. Please feel free to contact me at - ronhougtonscripts@gmail.com - regarding any comments or inquiries. Go to bio

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