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The history-of-mystery

  1. 1. The History of Mystery By Alex Stickings
  2. 2. The first mystery film that was made was The Bat Whispers, this film was created and produced in the 1930’s.The film was in black and white, only 29 mystery films were created in the 1930’s. The run time for this film was 83 minutes. The first ever Mystery film
  3. 3. In the 1940’s a film called Rebecca was created. This film was in black and white, this film got a couple of awards in the 1940’s. The the 1940’s 52 mystery films were created. The first Mystery film in the 1940’s
  4. 4. The first Mystery film in the 1950’s In the 1950’s, D.O.A was created in 1950. This film was made in black and white, in the 1950’s only 17 mystery films were created.
  5. 5. The first Mystery film in the 1960’s. In the 1960’s, a film called Scent of Mystery was created, this was the first film that was created from 1960’s to the 1970’s. Scent of Mystery is a 1960 mystery film that featured the one and only use of smell o vision, a system that timed odors to points in the film’s plot. It was the first film in which aromas were integral to the story, providing important details to the audience. It was produced by Mike Todd, Jr., who in conjunction with his father Mike Todd had produced suck spectacles as This is Cinerama and Around the World in Eighty Days. The screenplay was adapted from the 1947 novel Ghost of a Chance by Kelley Roos, the pen name of husband and wife mystery writers Audrey Kelley and William Roos. The novel was set in locations in New York City. Kelley Roos also wrote a 1959 paperback novelization of the screenplay, reset in Spain.
  6. 6. Darker Than Amber was produced in the 1970’s the film wasn’t in colour. The budget of the film was $2,607,328 and the box office was $1,621,897. The run time of the film was 96minutes. The film was released in August 14, 1970, The film was based in America and the language was English. The first Mystery film in the 1970’s
  7. 7. In the 1980’s Dressed to kill was produced, it was the second mystery film that was produced in the 1980’s. The first one in the 1980’s was Cruising. Its budget was $6.5million. Its box office was $31,899,000. The first Mystery film in the 1980’s
  8. 8. The first Mystery film in the 1990’s In the 1990’s Dick Tracy was created. The film was in colour. The run time of the film was 105minutes. It was released on June 14, 1990. The budget for the film was $46 million. In the box office it raised $162,738,726 (worldwide).
  9. 9. The first film in the year 2000 In the year 2000, Momento was created. The film is in colour. In the year 2000, there was 53 mystery films created. Momento was 113minutes long, the budget for the film was $5 million, in the box office it raised $40million. It was released on March the 16th in the year of 2000.
  10. 10. The latest Mystery film The latest mystery film that has been created is prisoners. This was created in 2013, it was released by September 20th. The budget for the film was $46million. The box office was $91,736,421, this figure can change dramatically because it has only been out for a couple of months. The run time for the film is approximately 153minutes.