Studio system

The Studio system was a popular means of film production and distribution in Hollywood from the 1920s to the early 1950s . It is based on: first, the production of films (in the sense of their realization ) in its own premises, employing creative staff often under long-term contract; secondly, the control of distribution through vertical integration including the ownership of distribution networks and the use of block booking . Continue reading

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Movie studio

A film studio is a building intended for the manufacture of cinematographic or television films whose sets, because invented for the circumstance, or existing but not adapted to a shoot, are built in this vast place, mostly soundproofed, and equipped complex electrical apparatus and tools for illuminating the tray (s) . Continue reading

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Stereo cinema

The stereo-cinema is a French invention of Emile Reynaud patented in 1907. This is an optical device giving the illusion of a raised movement and working on the principle of optical compensation . Continue reading

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His on film

His film is opposed in the history of cinema to the various processes of sound on record , when the sound films were composed of two distinct elements: on the one hand, the film itself as a support for the only photograms (images on the other, a phonographic medium in which various audio elements such as music, sounds, and words were recorded , these processes being based on the simultaneous start of the two reading machines: the projection apparatus and the phonograph to cylinders or discs , orgramophone . Continue reading

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Its on disk

The name sound on disk ( sound on disk ) is a term coined in the 2000s by film historians ( Serge Bromberg in France, Rick Altman in the United States ) to tell a story hitherto obscured sound film . It applies to various techniques for synchronizing a viewing apparatus movies such as Kinetoscope with The Dickson Experimental Sound Film , first experiment of its kind, due to Thomas Edison or later the cinematograph , the chronophoneand other methods, with an apparatus for reading cylinders or wax discs, such as the phonograph , the gramophone , or the berlinophone, as well as corresponding sound films, such as Gaumont phonoscenes . The coupling of the two devices being approximate at the beginning of the process, and the sessions enamelled of technical incidents which devalued it with the eyes and especially with the ears of the public. The Vitaphone 1 of 1926 solved this problem of the sound on disk, but was swept by the invention of the sound on film ( sound on film ) by optical track then by magnetic stripe. The denomination thus wished to differentiate the two epochs. Continue reading

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Christiaan Slieker

Christiaan Slieker (born in Leeuwarden in 1861 and died in Assen on March 9, 1945) was a Dutch projectionist from the early days of cinema . He is credited with the first showing of a film in the Netherlands in 1896 1 . Continue reading

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Shinkō Kinema

Shinkō Kinema 新興 キ ネ マ? ) Is a Japanese film production company active in the 1930s . Continue reading

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Scalera Movie

Scalera Film was an Italian film production and distribution company active between 1938 and 1950 1 . Continue reading

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Saved by Rover

Saved by Rover is a British film , directed by Lewin Fitzhamon , released in 1905 . Continue reading

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The Saga of Clouzot and cinema

The Saga of Clouzot and cinema – st time is a book published in March 2008, written by Daniel Cut .

If film buffs have kept in memory the names of Henri-Georges Clouzot , director of the Raven , Quai des Orfèvres , Salary of fear or The Truth , become movie classics, most of them do not know that Henri and Étienne Clouzot, respectively art critic and archivist-paleographer, both of whom are uncles of the famous filmmaker, have also marked, in a distinct yet essential and creative form, the early stages of film history.

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