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First-timers in cinema history - 4

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.

1894

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.

1895

The first hand-colored movie was produced.

The first patented film projector, called Phantoscope, was introduced to display a film.

Stay with ifilm in the future episodes of this review.

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