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  • Early Sound Films
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    Before World War I, films were being made mostly European countries and in Japan. When the war interrupted European filmmaking, however, the American film industry began to dominate the world market. In the years between 1917 and 1927 the silent film reached the peak of its development. United States had the largest film industry and American films dominated the international market. Germany and Japan still had some movie industries but mostly left to domestic. Many nations found film production...
  • First Immense Achievement Of Documentary Film
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    The Frenchman, Louis Lumiere is considered to be the founder of what is now considered by everyone to be as movie. He was one of the first who invented the motion picture camera in 1895. Though he had several competitors, like an American scientist Thomas Alva Edison, his suitcase-sized multifunctional device served as a camera, film-processing unit, and a projector all in one. Though Edison camera was bulky and not portable, it can be claimed that the history of American film started from his i...
  • Silent Films As A Medium Of Information
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    by Nicole T. Simon ian (Business Economics with Accounting major) When a critic examines the silent films of Charles Chaplin a question that arises is whether the comedy he portrayed is a mockery of political and current issues, or a means to bring laughter to viewers. Silent films generated different emotions and thoughts since a spectator was simply watching actions rather than hearing an explanation through words. Information was cleverly construed this way and however the critic analyzed the...
  • Early Silent Films
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    "Our invention can be exploited for a certain time as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that, it has no commercial future whatsoever". - Auguste Lumi " ere, early filmmaker who, with his brother Louis, organized the first public performance of motion pictures in December 1895 Silent films of the 1910's and 1920's were famous for the use of harsh makeup, the gradual development of lighting systems, and the use of inter-titles to show dialogue. Performers used pantomime techniques, exaggerate...
  • First Authentic Hitchcock Film
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    Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in the East London area of Leyton stone. He was the youngest son of William and Emma Whelan Hitchcock. His strict Irish Catholic upbringing and education at the Jesuits St. Ignatius College is apparent in many of his films. At the young age of 16, he left to study engineering and navigation at the University of London. Three years later he was hired as an estimator at Henley Telegraph Company. Hitchcock began to study art in the evenings and eventually transferre...

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