History of Film, Zada Jones

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In Film
  • Running Horses

    Running Horses
    The Race Horse was the first Film ever. It was filmed by Edward Muybridge. English photographer known for his work on animal locomotion which used multiple cameras to capture motion.
  • Film Strips

    Film Strips
    Henry Reichenbach developed durable and flexible celluloid film strips. He also patented them. It was later manufactured by George Eastman and his Eastman Company.
  • First Ever Motion Picture

    First Ever Motion Picture
    Motion picture cameras were invented and film production companies began being made. They were less than a minute long. Wordsworth Donisthorpe and W. C. Crofts filmed London's Trafalgar Square with a camera patented.
  • Who Created Motion Picture Camera?

    Who Created Motion Picture Camera?
    Thomas Edison and William Friese-Greene. Thomas Edison was an American inventor and William Friese-Greene was a portrait photographer. Thomas Edison employeed William K. L. Dickson to finish work on a camera and a machine called the Kinetoscope.
  • B&W Cinema

    B&W Cinema
    Black-and-white images are not contrasted black and white. They combine black and white producing shades of gray. Furthermore, many monochrome prints in photography were in sepia.
  • First Colored Motion-Picture

    First Colored Motion-Picture
    A British museum has found the world's first-ever color movie. 110 years after it was made. Edward Turner, a British photographer, invented a three-color process before Technicolor was seen.
  • First Cartoon

    First Cartoon
    “Fantasmagorie“ is a French animation film by Émile Cohl. Émil Cohl was a French graphic artist. He joined the Gaumont film company as a writer, but then moved to making animated films in 1809.
  • First Movie Stunt

    First Movie Stunt
    The first movie stunt was in 1910. A man jumped into the Hudson River from a burning balloon.
  • The Walt Disney Company

    The Walt Disney Company
    Also known as Disney. Founded by brothers Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney. It's headquarters are at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
  • First Sound Film

    First Sound Film
    The Jazz Singer is and American musical film. It was the first film originally presented as a "talkie". It was made with Vitaphone, which was the leading brand of sound-on-disc technology.
  • Oscars

    With only 270 guests, the first Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood. The name "Oscar" was not used for another few years. Emil Jannings was the first Best Actor and Janet Gaynor Best Actress.
  • Newspaper

    The first daily newspaper for the film industry was debuted in 1930. The Hollywood Reporter debuted it.
  • The First Kiss

    The First Kiss
    The longest screen kiss, 3 minutes and 5 seconds, was found in the film You're in the Army Now (1941), between Jane Wyman and Regis Toomey. This record held up until it was broken by Big Top Pee-Wee (1988). The world record for the longest on-screen kiss was then surpassed by the 6-minute kiss in the film Kids in America (2005).
  • The First Winner of the Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture

    The First Winner of the Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture
    The first film to win a Golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture was An American in Paris (1951), in the 1952 awards ceremony.
  • The New Wave

    The New Wave
    Late 50's, early 60s: French New Wave films burst on the film scene experimenting with new techniques and style.
  • Hollywood Filmmakers

    Hollywood Filmmakers
    Mid 1970s a group of American film makers emerge on the scene with a cutting-edge style. These include Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, Brian DePalma and George Lucas.
  • Disney Buys Pixar

    Disney Buys Pixar
    The Walt Disney Co. pays $7.4 billion for Pixar Animation Studios.