September 30, 2021
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⟶ Updated 28 Sep 2017 ⟶
List of edits
11 Oct 2017
First successful motion picture captured by Eadweard Muybridge
George Eastman introduces film made on a paper base instead of glass, eliminating the need for glass plates.
Eastman Kodak begins processing film in their plants, eliminates the need for amateur photographers to process their own pictures.
Thomas Edison and W.K. Dickson invent the Kinetoscope.
The Edison company successfully demonstrated the Kinetoscope for the first time.
The first film parlor took place on April 14, 1894 at the first Kinetoscope parlor ever built.
Louis and August Lumiere patent a combination movie camera and projector, capable of projecting an image that can be seen a large group of people.
The first animated cartoon is created, Humorous Phases of Funny Faces
Actors in American films began to receive screen credit.
Carl Laemmle organizes Universal Pictures, which will become the first major studio.
Warner Bros was founded, by the four Warner Brothers Sam Warner, Albert Warner, Jack L. Warner, and Harry Warner.
The Lost World (movie), is shown in a WWI converted Handley-Page bomber during a 30-minute flight near London.
Warner Bros.’s The Jazz Singer, presents the movie’s first spoken words: “Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet.” The Vitaphone method that the studio uses involves recording sound on discs.
WW1 starts and halts progress in film to defend the country. July 28, 1914
WW1 Ends November 11, 1918, allowing progress in film once again.
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