Chapter 08-Movies Blackboard

Chapter 08-Movies Blackboard - Movies Why is it so fun to...

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Why is it so fun to go to the movie theatre to watch a movie?
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Film History Thomas Edison George Eastman The Kinetoscope Minute long peep shows
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Film History George Melies (Mel•e•es) Discovered trick photography A Trip to the Moon - 14 minutes
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Leland Stanford and Eadweard Muybridge with John D. Issaacs (Chief engineer of the Southern Pacific Railroad) 1877
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Film History Edwin Porter - 1903 First to tell a story with film The Great Train Robbery
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Film History Movies then became an art form 1905 first true theatre was constructed in Pittsburgh - Nickelodeons
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Film History Independent studios moved to California DW Griffith - 1915 First feature length film - 3 1/2 hours long Birth of a Nation Controversial film maker
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Studio System Had complete control of their movies Vertical integration Block booking Star system - insured block booking Films became more sophisticated and daring Theatres became bigger and more elegant
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1927 - The Jazz Singer
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