Technology is intimately linked to the economics of the movement picture industry, another key side of movie history that has acquired appreciable interest from students. Economic history also takes up labor relations and unionization, government makes an attempt to control the film business via antitrust actions, and the monetary framework and company affiliation of main studios within the United States and Europe. Equally central to any historical understanding of the economics of the industry are the complex relations amongst production, distribution, and exhibition, together with the position of Hollywood in exporting American movies to the rest of the world.
Don Juan is the primary feature-length movie to make the most of the Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system with a synchronized musical score and sound effects, though it has no spoken dialogue. In Russia, Yevgeni Bauer put a slow intensity of acting combined with Symbolist overtones onto movie in a singular way. … Read More