Film: 5057

Media | 1960 | Sound | B/W

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Early Sound in the Cinema, television chat show about radio and film pioneer Lee De Forest who was working in the 1920's to make sound films before the Jazz singer and Warner Bros 1960's. Features photographs of Lee De Forest holding Audion triode vacuum tubes.
Initial talk about De Forest's technology of the single system of sound on film illustrated with stills of de Forest.
Clip from the Joe Franklin Show. Host: Joe Franklin with guests Maurice Zouary and Jack Poppele, discuss 1920s films with sound (the talkies) featuring Ben Bernie and Eddie Cantor. They talk about Dr De Forest's technology and Maurice's collections of de Forest films.


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