Movies learn to talk

United States, 1960

Film
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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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producer

Burton Benjamin

production company

Columbia Broadcasting System

Kenco Films

Prudential Insurance Company of America

Duration

00:24:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

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The Twentieth century

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The Twentieth century

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