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Vitaphone View: This is Not a Musical!

Vitaphone View: THIS IS NOT A MUSICAL! From Edison’s earliest experiments to add sound to film, the overwhelming majority of pre-1920 talkie efforts included musical performances. In 1894, barely one year after Thomas Edison built his Black Maria studio at … Continue reading

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