Theater Movie Exhibition at Koster & Bial’s Music Hall

Koster and Bial's Music Hall located at 34th Street, New York, NY, USA, held a movie exhibition on April 23, 1896 to a paying audience. Continue reading

Copyrighted Movie of Man Sneezing

First copyrighted movie titled Fred Ott's Sneeze captured 47 successive frames of Fred Ott sneezing extravagantly. Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading

Movie Studio Built On Edison Property

A frame cabin covered with black roofing paper was the first movie studio to be built on Thomas Alva Edison's property Continue reading

Georges Méliès

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès (/meɪˈljɛs/; French: [meljɛs]; 8 December 1861 – 21 January 1938), was a French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès was well-known for the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted colour. Continue reading

Georges Méliès’ Science Fiction Film Released

French director Georges Méliès released the first science fiction film Le voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) in 1902. Continue reading

First French Narrative Film was Directed by a Woman

French film pioneer Alice Guy Blache, a secretary for the Leon Gaumont film equipment company, directed the first narrative movie Fee aux Choux shown Continue reading

Walt Disney

Walter Elias Disney (/ˈdɪzni/; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. Continue reading

Walt Disney’s First Feature Length Film

Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Continue reading

Walt Disney Movie with Sound

Walt Disney's “Steamboat Willie" was the first animated film produced with sound in Hollywood, CA, USA first shown on September 19, 1928, Continue reading