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A Walk through the History of Motion Pictures

Motion Pictures

Anna Compton

on 6 May 2012

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Transcript of A Walk through the History of Motion Pictures

Pictures In 1832 Joseph Plateau invented the Phenakistoscope. Movies are key cultural artifacts that offer a
window into American history of technology. In 1834 William George Horner created the zoetrope or
“wheel of the Devil”. Eadweard Muybridge Creator of the Zoopraxiscope first machine patented in the United States that showed animated pictures or movies The Zoopraxiscope Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous inventor in motion picture history. Edison, with help from his apprentice William Dickson, created the Kinetograph and the Kinetoscope. The Kinetograph was a motion picture camera that was nicknamed
"The Doghouse" because of it's shape. Kinetoscopes was the peep hole viewer
that gave way to films projected
for mass audiences. huge impact on motion
picture history Auguste and Louis Lumière were the first to present projected, moving, photographic, pictures to a paying audience of more than one person. Cinematographe: The Birth of Film In France two brothers
Auguste and Louis Lumière
invented Cinématographe. The first commercially-successful celluloid motion picture projector in the US was called the Vitascope. In 1900 James Blackton produced a
Vitagraph Studios short film called
The Enchanted Drawing. Another of the earliest surviving examples of stop-motion animation was “Fun in a Bakery Shop” made in 1902 by the Thomas A. Edison's Manufacturing Company In the 1900's movies became a popular attraction in... amusement park arcades music halls wax museums Theaters began opening worldwide Harry Davis and John P. Harris opened a small theater movies ran continuously and only cost five cents to view hence the name 1920's was a major
turning point in
motion picture history silent
movies First thirty years of
film history films were more or less silent Around 1921 a man named Charles A. Hoxic constructed a machine called the Pallophotophone most expensive film made which lead to
talking pictures
also know as In the 1920’s the very first
sound motion picture was shown in a
New York City
hotel By the 1930's talkies
were a global phenomenon color was introduced into film in 1908 the crucial era was in the 1930’s
with the introduction of Technicolor two beloved films that were produced
with technicolor were and Another important milestone in motion picture history
and advance in technology was the invention of the television. John Logie Baird Thank you The black and white television made
its way into almost every home in America The first colored television was not revealed
until 1928 by John Logie Baird. With the popularity of motion pictures on the rise people decided that they would like to be able to capture their own life experience on film. That is when the first hand held camera was invented One of the earliest hand held
cameras that was invented
was the 8mm camera The first demonstration of a video camera that
can record images and sound took place April 14, 1956. The price of this camcorder was $75,000. Developers and inventors became
determined to create a device
that was portable and that combined
camera and recorder. Thanks to things began to improve and the
camcorder was born introduced the first portable video system Sony DV-2400 Video Rover Panasonic and JVC came out with their own version
of the camcorder over 20 years after Sony. In the 1950’s Charles P. Ginsburg invented and developed the first video magnetic tape recorder (VTR) for instant playback. An Emmy was given to Ginsburg in 1957
for his outstanding contribution of the VTR In 1970 Sony introduced the first
Video Cassette recorder (VCR) the U-matic In 1972 the first consumer
grade video cassette recorder
was released by Phillips Created by: Anna Compton
EDUC 628
Morehead State University Phillips N1500 The competition between the
companies led to the release of
three different, mutually incompatible VCR formats: Sony’s Betamax in 1975 JVC’s VHS in 1976 Philips V2000 in 1978 In the early 1990’s
two high density optical storage
standards were being developed. The first one was backed by
Phillips and Sony
and was known as MMCD
MultiMedia Compact Disc. The second optical storage device was the Super Density Disc (SD In 1995 Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic
invented and developed
the Digital Video Disc
or DVD In 1996 Japan made the first
Digital Video Disc players
and discs available followed by the United States in 1997 Europe in 1998 Australia in 1999 The quality of movies improved
the concept of high definition (HD)
video was introduced. That’s when the was presented. The world of technology,
motion pictures, and
home entertainment will
continue to grow and improve. Only time will tell! Charles Ginsburg's
invention revolutionized
television broadcasting How far will it go?
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