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Timeline created by mr1134
In Film
  • Where it all began

    Edward Muybridge's groundbreaking motion photography was accomplished using multiple cameras and assembling the individual pictures into a a single motion picture.
  • Drive-In movie Dates ?

    The first drive-in movie theater opens in New Jersey, USA.
  • The First Princess

    Walt Disney’s first full-length animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, is released.
  • "We're not in Kansas anymore..."

    American cinema brought such films as The Wizard of Oz and Gone with The Wind.
  • Scoping Out the Goods

    Hollywood films were still largely aimed at family audiences, and it was often the more old-fashioned films that produced the studios’ biggest successes. Productions like Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music
  • On the come Up

    The phenomenal success in the 1970s of Jaws and Star Wars in particular, led to the rise of the modern “blockbuster”.
  • VCR

    udiences began increasingly watching films on their home VCRs. In the early part of that decade, the film studios tried legal action to ban home ownership of VCRs as a violation of copyright, which proved unsuccessful.
  • Sci-Fi Productions

    the development of a commercially successful independent cinema in the United States. Cinema was increasingly dominated by special-effects films such as Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Jurassic Park, Titanic.
  • Beginning of an Era

    Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen form the film studio DreamWorks.
  • Competition

    The first feature length computer-animated feature, Toy Story, was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Disney. Dreamworks and 20thCentry competed to beat Disney films.
  • IMAX

    More films began being released simultaneously to IMAX cinema, the first was Disney animation Treasure Planet.
  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight was the first major feature film to have been at least partially shot in IMAX technology.