Issue #5 – The Movie Industry Makes it's Mark

1790

The first images were seen on a  bed sheet.

 

1895

Louis Lumier invented the motion picture cameralights camera action.

1920’s

The first movie with both sound and picture was created.

1930

The first drive-in movie was shown.

1950’s

the first fast food restaurants, modern jazz tracks,

television sets, TV dinners, and the first credit card were invented.

1963

The worst year for U.S. film production.

Only 121 films were released.

1975

The first Betamax VCR, capable of

recording up to one hour, was introduced.

 1981

MTV, A 24/7 Video Music cable channel, was launched.

Its fast-moving montage style had an impact on films like FlashDance (1983).

1996

“Twister” was the first movie was released on DVD.

2006

The first movie on Blu-Ray was released.

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