"The Oscars - Jewish Edition"

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Tinseltown was invented by Sam Goldfish (born Shmuel Gelbfisz), who teamed up with his brother-in-law, Jesse L. Lasky, to make the first feature film.

Along with Jewish studio bosses, actors, actresses, writers and directors, Jewish composers created much of Hollywood’s magic. Think “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head,” “The Way We Were,” “If I Didn’t Have You,” “The Look of Love,” “What’s New Pussycat.”