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- Fifty years
of sound by John Aldred
Cinematographer Sept. 1981 (p 888-889 892-897)-- History
of development of sound in films.
a short technical history of "the talkies", including a brief
movie-sound landmark cronography
- Know your
by Welford Beaton
Los Angeles Howard Hill (1932)
Hollywood movie critic Welford Beaton seriously predicted
that talkies would become a major fiasco.
Audiences would rather use their imagination and therefore
they would want go back to the silent films.
- The Invention of the Movies (1891-1918)
140 of the first moving pictures ever seen, spanning the
birth of cinema from 1891-1918 (4 discs)
of this page 13/12 2000
Film Sound Design
Oxford University: "...an excellent collection of resources