Episode of Series “The Twentieth century”.
Traces the development of sound movies from early experiments with clumsy systems at the turn of the century to “The Jazz Singer” in 1927 and the polished and sophisticated sound film of today. Includes glimpses of film personalities and excerpts from silent and sound movies. Narrated by Walter Cronkite.
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