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The Beginnings of Moviemaking in the United States

Posted on December 11, 2021 by Tracy Vile
The Great Train Robbery was a movie made in 1903 and was the first American movie that had a story to tell its viewers.It was created by Edwin S.Porter and it lasted for eight minutes.This was a silent film and had a"cops and robbers" plot, like a great deal of movies that followed it.Printed subtitles were finally added to the silent films in 1912.These subtitles were flashed along with the action scenes to help the audience know what was happening...

The Introduction of Sound in Motion Pictures

Posted on November 6, 2021 by Tracy Vile
From the mid-1920s, the movie industry had fulfilled its new rival: the radio.Due to it, a great deal of people stopped going to the movies and the film industry was threatened.Amazingly however, scientists in america and overseas had simultaneously discovered a way to add sound to silent pictures.This discovery could save the movie industry.The first sound pictures created were short films of concert performances...

John Wayne

Posted on June 23, 2021 by Tracy Vile
You remember John Wayne right? It's okay we will not tell anybody you are old enough to remember.He's fondly remembered for his terrific cowboy pictures along with his most wild west movies.Did you know that a few of his films were based in fact? Although the majority of his films were fiction there were several that weren't.John Wayne's role as an actor has been broad and varied.He's played with a wide range of personalities ranging from cowboys to solders...