What led to the dynamic pictures we digitally watch today on the silver screen was a breakthrough every step of the way. ifilm invites you to join a walkthrough of those events in chronological order.
Having covered some major events till 1893, here is another historical period.
World’s first public Kinetoscope parlor was unveiled. 10 machines each showed a different movie.
The fees to see the movies was 25 cents each. However, with half a dollar, you would access the entire bill, to watch all the films.
The first film to be made in France was shot in this year.
The first film with live-recorded sound was made for Kinetophone, a proto-sound-film system developed by the famous inventor, Thomas Edison.
The first hand-colored movie was produced.
The first patented film projector, called Phantoscope, was introduced to display a film.
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