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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 6 Notes 1. Early technology and the evolution of movies o Development of film Thaumatrope and Zopetrope: card of images and device to spin the card Goodwin: celluloids and thin transparent that could hold a coating of chemicals sensitive to lig ht • Used with Eastman’s roll film • Muybridge: horse gallop Edison: • Kinetoscope: a single person viewing system • Kinetograph: early movie camera Lumieres: • Cinematopgraph: camera, film, projection, more than one person could watch o The introduction of narrative Narrative films: movies that tell stories Nickelodeans: admission price with Greek word “theater” • Uncomfortable makeshift theaters 2. The rise of the Hollywood studio system o Vertical integration: control of production, distribution, and exhibition Turned into an oligopoly o Production Studio system: (assembly line: actors, directors, editors writers, etc.) worked under an exclusive contract o Distribution Film exchange systems: producers made some profit from ticket...
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- Warner Bros., screen movie theaters, uncomfortable makeshift theaters