An attempt by director Bogdanovich to capture his great love of early movies in a full-length motion picture. Based on anecdotes Bogdanovitch gleaned from his interviews with John Ford, Howard Hawks, Raoul Walsh, Allan Dwan, and other directors, the picture is a somewhat true account of
what the motion picture industry was like before the moguls turned movie-making into a big business. According to NICKELODEON, stars and directors got their starts more through convenience and accessibility than through any great talent or drive to make movies. The results were a haphazard mixture
that served as a great form of entertainment for millions. NICKELODEON begins with Rey...