Technological Developments

  • First Motion Picture Camera

    First Motion Picture Camera
    Edison builds the first motion picture camera.
  • First motion picture studio

    First motion picture studio
    The Edison Corporation makes the first motion picture studio.
  • First Movie Theater

    First Movie Theater
    The first movie theater opens in Pittsburgh.
  • Code Of Decency Established

    Code Of Decency Established
    William Hays establishes a code of decency that outlines what is acceptable in films.
  • First Three Color Movie

    First Three Color Movie
    A three-color system appeared in Becky Sharp.
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    Technological Developments

  • Cinema-Scope

    wide-screen processes, the CinemaScope was created and used in the movie The Robe.
  • Film Rating System Developed

    Film Rating System Developed
    The motion picture rating system debuts with G, PG, R and X.