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Talkie Movies Made more Money
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The twisted souls who read old Hollywood magazines from the year 1929 seem to all be in agreement that these magazines all shared the same frenzied, enthusiastic energy; something new and wonderful and unpredictable had been introduced and it was going to cause an enormous shake up in every movie capitol under the sun: sound.

"But it was in the past year that the newest art, that of the silent drama, like prehistoric Man, stood up on it's hind legs and began to talk. Like prehistoric man, it talked badly at first. But soon it's words came a shade more fluently, and gradually they began, when arranged, to make a small degree of sense".

Read about the first "talkie movie star": Mickey Mouse...

     


The Year of Sound (Theatre Arts Magazine, 1929)

The Year of Sound (Theatre Arts Magazine, 1929)

The Year of Sound (Theatre Arts Magazine, 1929)

The Year of Sound (Theatre Arts Magazine, 1929)

The Year of Sound (Theatre Arts Magazine, 1929)

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