sound film

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motion-picture film with sound effects and dialogue recorded on it

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With sound film being the future, Jannings' heavy accent soon had him returning to Germany.
Katherine Spring has joined the discussion of early media convergence and technical issues in early sound film with a monograph published by Oxford University Press.
In the case of a modern, sound film, music is incorporated in a segmental and fractional manner, whereas in a silent film there is no space for hiatuses as the composer should provide music for the duration of the motion picture.
However, during his stay in Washington, D.C., Pound visited the Museum of Modern Art, where he attended the projection of the Noh film Aoi no ue (1935), now thought to be the first sound film documenting a Noh play.
- Rachel Hargreaves, 18, Roath, trainee manager at Schuh "Django Unchained was a sound film, it was just really funny with people's heads exploding - awesome."
There is, to be sure, a distinguished and extensive scholarship on film history and aesthetics in Brazil, written in both Portuguese and English, and Conde makes due reference to them, from Ismail Xavier's cultural analysis to Flora Susskind's analysis of the technical aesthetics of film in Brazil as part of the Modernist project beginning in the 1920s, which is the definitive triumph of filmmaking with that project and its shift toward Sao Paulo as the new dynamic axis of Brazilian culture and the development of sound film which makes it a viable capitalistic enterprise.
Shouldn't one radically break the frame of a sound film by directly addressing the audience, by turning to them with the help of loudspeakers?
Jannings also stars in Josef von Sternberg's "The Blue Angel," the film that put Marlene Dietrich on the map and which is widely considered to be the first major German sound film.
Chion's strident taxonomizing becomes particularly frustrating when it is followed by such enigmatic claims as "[t]he sound film has the flexibility to let words just be words" (357).
Neame spent more than 60 years working in the film industry, starting out as a cameraman for Alfred Hitchcock on the first British sound film, Blackmail, in 1929.
Trumpeted as the earliest Yiddish sound film, this picture reveals Maurice Schwartz as an actor of effortless presence, with a rich, textured voice and piercing eyes under heavy lids.
In the first two chapters, Cooke examines the silent era and the early years of sound film. In chapter three, he explores "Hollywood's Golden Age," setting out the context and working methods before focusing on some of the major composers of the period extending from the early 1930s through to the 1950s, including Steiner, Korngold, Waxman, Newman, and Rozsa.
The authors present a study of the Kid to include dimensions "that speak to the bilingual-bicultural person who is knowledgeable about Hispanic culture" starting with the 1929 sound film In Old Arizona where the fictional character was endowed with a Latino persona.
He begins with "silent" film, then moves to early sound film and classic Hollywood movies, ending with film music from 1958 to 2008.
What was the title of the first feature-length sound film, made in 1927?