Film and TV Midterm Review

Film and TV Midterm Review - Edison- kinetigraph patented...

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Edison- - kinetigraph patented in 1888 viewed using kinetiscope. - Kenitiscope- a peep show device motorized by hand crank to view images made by kinetograph - Worked with WKL Dickson o Worked on cameras. o Changed film from 70 mm to 35 mm o Dickson left Edison bc Edison took credit 1867- Zoetrope invented -peep show crap Moorbridge- - funded by Stanford - took pictured of horses in motion - “father of cinema” - worked in SoCal Marey- invented Camera gun Vaudeville- - many different unconnected acts - 1 st places to show films - all family entertainment - inexpensive (low admission price) - movies started off about 1 minute long - created difference between high and low brow entertainment Biograph- - American Biograph Company - Created by Dickson - Does this to get ahead of Edison - Re-invented his camera and projector - Went back to 70mm film Blackton - invented vitagraph in 1887 - started patent wars Nickelodeons - 5-10 cents - short reel subjects (westerns, topicals) - first era of movie theaters - converted store fronts - sparked industry of distribution bc of popularity and high demand for films - immigrants set up most nickelodeons
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