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20th Century timelines

  • Roll camera

    Roll camera
    Eastman Kodak came out with the Brownie camera, a very simple cardboaerd box camera that used roll film
  • Hollywood

    Film Introduction Companies start moving to Hollywood.
  • Loudspeaker

    C.G Hensley got the idea for a loud speaker by thinking about what would happen if you made a large telephone.
  • Epic Theatre

    Epic Theatre
    Epic theatreform of didactic drama presenting a series of loosely connected scenes that avoid illusion and often interrupt the story line to address the audience directly with analysis, argument, or documentation.
  • Surrealism

    Is a cultural movement and artistic style that was founded by Andre' Breton. Use juxtapostion and unexpected combinations that look like it came from a dream world
  • Jazz Singer

    Jazz Singer
    It was the first feature-length Hollywood "talkie" film in which spoken dialogue was used as part of the dramatic action .
  • First Academy awards 1st best actress Janet Gaynor

    First Academy awards 1st best actress Janet Gaynor
    The first Academy awards held in May 1929 the first best actress award was won by Janet Gaynor
  • Macbeth

    Eugene O'Neill receives the Nobel Prize for his dramatic works. Orson Welles directs Shakespeare's "Macbeth" with an all African-American cast.
  • Antonin artaud

    Antonin artaud
    info & picFrench actor, director, and playwright he created Theatre of cruelty which is based on extreme gestures ( and stage designs).
  • Sartre's 1946 Existentialism

    Sartre's 1946 Existentialism
    a philosophical attitude associated especially with Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, and Sartre, and opposed to rationalism and empiricism, that stresses the individual's unique position as a self-determining agent responsible for the authenticity of his or her choices.
  • Absurdist :Waiting for Godot play

    Absurdist :Waiting for Godot play
    Absurdism:a philosophy based on the belief that the universe is irrational and meaningless and that basically everything is pointless . That the search for sense or order brings conflict with an indiviudial with the universe .
    Samuel Beckett one of the most welll know absurdist wrote Waiting for Godot which is probably the most absurd play to date according to " theatre of the absurd"
  • Jean Rosenthal died

    Jean Rosenthal died
    pic & infoBig contributor to the movement of establishing lighting design into the standard crew behind a performance ( : . Lighting was usually handle by the scene designer or master electriciain..
  • Orson Welles

    Orson Welles
    pictureBorn May 6 ,1915 and died Oct 10, 1985 . Orson Welles was a director, playwright, actor, theatre director, and painter, Held a lot of artistic abilities. Was like the shakespeare of the century.