kinetophone


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kinetophone

an apparatus for projecting sound and pictures by a combination of a phonograph and a kinetoscope.
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Historians of film sound can trace audience reactions to the failed try-out of Edison's Kinetophone in 1913, an early effort to mechanically synchronise sound to image that ironically received many rave reviews from managers.
2008) (chronicling the speed of the early evolution of motion-picture projectors, from the kinetoscope to the vitascope, and finally the kinetophone, a device that combined film and phonograph).
The first chapter of this section discusses numerous American and European film-and-music technologies, from Edison's 1895 Kinetophone to the development of synchronized-sound systems by Lee de Forest, the Tri-Ergon laboratories, and Western Electric, in the mid-1920s.
Bringing the Chronophone to the US quickly led to antagonism with Thomas Edison, who was promoting his inferior Kinetophone system, and the ensuing court battles meant that the Flushing studio languished.
Kinetophone Records will be hosting a free six-day experience of video installations, audio-visual performances, film screenings and AV workshops.
1895, Edison launched the Kinetophone, a device which loosely