Film History

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  • The First Film ever made

    The First Film ever made
    The first motion picture ever made was a a horse galloping. It was about five seconds long. Edward J. Muybridge made a bet that a horse has all his hooves off the ground at one point and made $25,000 dollars because his friends doubted him.
  • the first camera made

    the first camera made
    George Eastman introduces the lightweight, inexpensive Kodak camera, using film wound on rollers.
  • first action film put out

    first action film put out
    "The Great Train Robbery," the 1st Western film, released. It was about a group of bandits who had the police hot on their tails.
  • first animated cartoon

    first animated cartoon
    The first cartoon ever made was called Humorous Phases of Funny Faces.
  • first movie stunt

    first movie stunt
    man jumps into the Hudson river from a burning balloon
  • first comedy made

    first comedy made
    "Tillie's Punctured Romance" was the first comedy ever made.
  • Warner Bros established

    Warner Bros established
    Warner Bros. is established in Hollywood. They later create King Kong, The Jazz Singer, and Godzilla
  • first with sound

    first with sound
    The Jazz Singer" was the first film that featured sound.
  • Technicolor is invented

    Technicolor is invented
    George Eastman demonstrates 1st technicolor movie. This is just a colored motion picture. Used from 1922 - 1952
  • first color tv broadcast

    first color tv broadcast
    First live color coast-to-coast telecast. It all started with a commercial.
  • drama movies are made

    drama movies are made
    "The Godfather" is released, it revolutionized Drama movies.
  • Upgraded animated movies

    Upgraded animated movies
    Toy Story revolutionized Animated movies for years to come.