History of Film

  • First Motion Picture

    First Motion Picture
    In 1878 Eadweard Muybridge photographed a horse named "Occident"
  • First Motion Picture Projected

    First Motion Picture Projected
    Modern motion picture making began with the invention of the motion picture in 1895 Lumiere and his brother were the first to present projected
  • First Talking Movie

    First Talking Movie
    A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film
  • Ehilo Taylor Television Camera

    Ehilo Taylor Television Camera
    Philo Taylor Farnsworth August 19, 1906 – March 11, 197 Farnsworth developed a television system complete with receiver and camera
  • First Showing of TV

    First Showing of TV
    The first American television pictture is broadcasted Arlington, Virginia
  • Production Code

    Production Code
    On February 19, 1930 Variety published the entire contents of the Code and predicted that state film
  • Films Were Silent Until

    Films Were Silent Until
    In silent films for entertainment the dialogue is transmitted through muted
  • First Pocket Transmitter Radio

    First Pocket Transmitter Radio
    1954 Regency introduced a pocket transistor radio, the TR-1
  • First Video Tape Recorder

    First Video Tape Recorder
    Charles Ginsburg led the research team at Ampex Corporation in developing the first practical videotape recorder
  • Announced Rating R

    Announced Rating R
    According to the Motion Picture Association of America, more than half of the movies released since then have earned an R rating