Classical Hollywood cinema
Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of filmmaking which became characteristic of American cinema in "the sound-film era stretching from roughly 1930 to 1969." It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of filmmaking worldwide.
Similar or associated terms include classical Hollywood narrative, the Golden Age of Hollywood, Old Hollywood, and classical continuity. The period is also referred to as the studio era, which may include films of the silent era, roughly 1910-1929.