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4 Jan 2018
A Trip to the Moon
The first animated cartoon is produced.
Thomas Edison and W.K. Dickson develop the Kinetoscope
he Edison company successfully demonstrated the Kinetoscope
Two French brothers, Louis and August Lumiere patent a combination movie camera and projector, capable of projecting an image that can be seen by many people. In Paris, they present the first commercial exhibition of projected motion pictures. Lumiere and his brother were the first to present projected, moving, photographic, pictures to a paying audience of more that one person.
Credits begin to appear at the beginning of motion pictures.
There are about 9,000 movie theaters in the United States. The typical film is only a single reel long, ten- twelve minutes in length, and the actors were anonymous.
The first commercial exhibition of film took place on April 14, 1894 at the first Kinetoscope parlor ever built.
carl Laemmle organizes Universal Pictures, which will become the first major studio.
actors in American films began to receive screen credit, and the way to the creation of film stars was opened.
The Bell & Howell 2709 movie camera allows directors to make close-ups without physically moving the camera.
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