Evolution of film from silent film to present day – how has it changed?

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[Source: Cineworld]
 

Cinema has come a long way since inception. In the 1920s people would pay to view a film which presented character dialogue only in visual form through reeled captions. Today we have lifelike, digitally-enhanced visuals and sound that makes it difficult to distinguish between film and reality. When reflecting upon the advancements we’ve made in film over the past century, it’s quite an eye opener.

 

Over at Cineworld, they’ve provided an intriguing look at the journey of cinema from silent film to the present day. Take a look below or view the entire post at http://www.cineworld.co.uk/blog/from-silent-film-to-the-present-day-infographic.

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One thought on “Evolution of film from silent film to present day – how has it changed?

  1. Neat article!

    Need to question the ‘First Multiplex’ point. 1983? There are multiplexes that go back to at least the 50’s (if not earlier). Do you mean more than (e.g.) 10 screens?

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