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Unformatted text preview: B. Thomas Alva Edison 1. 1888 Edison begin as a complement to his already successful phonograph. 2. William Dickerson aided Edison in developing a working camera to photograph moving events. 3. Kinetoscope 4. Moving pictures with sound did not work. 5. “The Black Marie” 6. Edison’s camera, kinetoscope, and stage was the beginning of the motion picture industry. C. Progression of the Filming Business 1. Trick films made in Europe – heads change on the film 2. The Great Train Robbery (1903) – the first film edited to present plot development. 3. Nickelodeons – Nickel theaters Contract theater (motion pictures) with theater (stage production) By1907, 200,000 people attended daily Usually 20 minute film with a piano 4. Movie stars 5. Hour long films 6. 1926, movies with sound 7. 1927, The Jazz Singer – starring Al Jolson was first film with talking and singing. 8. 1929 Technicolor 9. 1940 Citizen Kane RKO Studios...
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- Spring '07
- Thomas Alva Edison, motion pictures