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The voice from the screen

Author: Edward Craft; Bell Telephone Laboratories, inc.; Vitaphone Corp.
Publisher: United States : Vitaphone Corp. presents, Oct. 27, 1926.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English : [Ca. 10 min. version]View all editions and formats
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"An early demonstration of talking movies"--Videodisc jacket. Edward B. Craft leads the audience on a tour of the studios of the Vitaphone Corporation in order to demonstrate the Vitaphone process of recording a sound disc synchronously with a moving image picture, and then synchronously playing both back to a motion picture theater audience. The camera booth, the recording booth, and the projection booth are all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Shorts
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Craft; Bell Telephone Laboratories, inc.; Vitaphone Corp.
OCLC Number: 423396608
Notes: "Presented for the first time before the New York Electrical Society, Oct. 27, 1926."
Other Titles: My hula baby.
I used to be so sentimental.
I don't mind being all alone when I'm all alone with you.
Responsibility: by Edward B. Craft, executive vice president, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc.

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"An early demonstration of talking movies"--Videodisc jacket. Edward B. Craft leads the audience on a tour of the studios of the Vitaphone Corporation in order to demonstrate the Vitaphone process of recording a sound disc synchronously with a moving image picture, and then synchronously playing both back to a motion picture theater audience. The camera booth, the recording booth, and the projection booth are all shown. As part of the demonstration, a Vitaphone short entitled Witt & Berg, premiere entertainers, is filmed, featuring two ukulele players who perform My hula baby, I used to be so sentimental, and I don't mind being all alone when I'm all alone with you. Could Witt be Bob Witt?

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