Tag Archives: Early Talkies

Vitaphone View: Sound Without Talking

Vitaphone View: Sound Without Talking The early months of 1928 saw the transition from silent pictures to talkies ramp up big time. After The Jazz Singer premiered in October 1927, Warner Bros committed to releasing virtually all of its features with … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Talkies For The Home

Vitaphone View: Talkies For The Home With the silent-to-sound revolution in full swing in 1928, it was only a matter of time before talkies for home consumption were developed. Many Americans were enjoying the fruits of a vibrant and growing … Continue reading

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Vitaphone View: Early Talkie Restorations and the Theory of Relativity

Early Talkie Restorations and the Theory of Relativity When The Vitaphone Project began in 1991, its primary goal was to seek out, mainly in private collectors’ hands, long-lost 16-inch soundtrack disks for early talkies. When a match with a surviving … Continue reading

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