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film history timeline

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  • The Horse In Motion

    The Horse In Motion
    The Horse in Motion is a series of cabinet cards by Eadweard Muybridge, including six cards that each show a sequential series of six to twelve "automatic electro-photographs" depicting the movement of a horse. Muybridge shot the photographs in June 1878.
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Edison’s company has devised the peephole kinetoscope and was making some money off selling them to parlors helping other people get camera type technology
  • the first movie

    the first movie
    The first movie with a narrative was produced this was huge and started a trend of movies being produced
  • first movies with color!

    first movies with color!
    The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind used color in their movies this made them look much better and movies after this proceeded to copy iy
  • animatronics

    Animatronics were first introduced by Disney in the 1964 film Mary Poppins which featured an animatronic bird. Since then, animatronics have been used extensively in such movies as Jaws, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which relied heavily on animatronics.
  • the young teacher

    the young teacher
    the first movie released on VHS was The Young Teacher, a South Korean movie in 1976, the first three American flicks released on VHS this showed movies could be in homes and showed people didn't have to go to a the theatre
  • the twister

    the twister
    The first DVD players and discs were available in November 1996 in Japan, and in March 1997 in the United States. The first movie commercially released on DVD was Twister. dvd's ended up entirely replacing VHS