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Motion Pictures Presentation

  1. 1. Motion Pictures!! Presented By: Kesley Martinez & Brittany Williams U.S. History Period 2
  2. 2. Animated Drawings <ul><li>Animated Drawings were introduced to film after George Meiles. </li></ul><ul><li>George Meiles found that objects could be set in motion through a single frame exposure in 1896. </li></ul><ul><li>Animated films included </li></ul><ul><li>clay </li></ul><ul><li>puppits </li></ul><ul><li>cut-out animations </li></ul><ul><li>pen drawings </li></ul><ul><li>The films tell about the social fabric of World War 1 era in America. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Thomas A. Edison & Edwins Porter <ul><li>Thomas A. Edison Inc. and producer Edwin S Porter made a famous film known as “The Old Maid Having her Picture Taken” </li></ul><ul><li>The film shows the maid looking at a hanger with photo samples that fall onto the ground. The clock suddenly speed up and also falls to the ground. She looks into the mirror and it cracks into several pieces. She sits and poses for her picture and the camera explodes. The camera completely destroys the studio. </li></ul><ul><li>The film was created in July of 1901. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Library Of Congress began collecting motion pictures in 1893. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of difficulty storing the flammable nitrate film, the Library only retained the descriptive material relating to motion pictures. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Motion pictures with sounds <ul><li>The 1920s where best known as the silent film era. </li></ul><ul><li>Live orchestra would be played during silent films. </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Edison began working on developing sound for films during the year 1888. </li></ul><ul><li>His experiment become successful between the years of 1895 - 1913. </li></ul>
  6. 7. The parade <ul><li>125 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>Produced by king Vidor </li></ul><ul><li>Is the largest grossing silent film </li></ul><ul><li>The film was about a young man who enlisted during war world one and realized that war is a nightmare. </li></ul><ul><li>Actor John Gilbert </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>This motion picture was made by Harry, Rudy </li></ul><ul><li>Published in new york,new york (1919) </li></ul><ul><li>Was considered a popular movie at its time. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Charles Chaplin <ul><li>“ The kid” was made in 1921 </li></ul><ul><li>It was 60 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>It was Charles first classic comedy film he produced and directed. </li></ul><ul><li>In the movie he plays the little tramp who discovers an abandoned orphaned baby and he raises the child as his own. He does not let the child be taken by the orphanage officials but the mom demands the child back. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>1929 </li></ul><ul><li>104 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>Advertised as “all talking,all singing,all dancing” </li></ul><ul><li>The first widely-distributed sound film. </li></ul><ul><li>Also the first musical that won an Oscar </li></ul>
  10. 11. Works Cited ISNE, . &quot;ISNE Movie Night&quot;. ISNE Blog. 18 January, 2008. < eel%25202.JPG&imgrefurl=http://uv- &w=1091&sz=163&hl=en&start=10&itbs=1&tbnid=SCzidFLjjN91ZM:&tbnh=150&tbn w=>. 2 December, 2009. Simmon, Scott. &quot;.&quot; Notes on the Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921 . . Scott Simmon. 2 December, 2009. <>. Website: , . &quot;motion pictures and television reading room.&quot; the library of congress . april, 15 2009. . 6 December, 2009. <>. Tim, Dirks. (). filmsite . gratest films of 1921 . Retrieved 6 December, 2009, from Tim, Dirks. (). filmsite . gratest films of 1929 . Retrieved 6 December, 2009, from