Sound-on-disc

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Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.wikipedia
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Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.
Reliable synchronization was difficult to achieve with the early sound-on-disc systems, and amplification and recording quality were also inadequate.

Vitaphone

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Vitaphone introduced by Warner Bros. in 1926
Vitaphone was the last major analog sound-on-disc system and the only one which was widely used and commercially successful.

Photokinema

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Photo-Kinema (some sources say Phono-Kinema) was a sound-on-disc system for motion pictures invented by Orlando Kellum.

Chronophone

* The Chronophone (Léon Gaumont) "Filmparlants" and phonoscènes 1902–1910 (experimental), 1910–1917 (industrial) * Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.
This sound-on-disc display was used as an experiment from 1902 to 1910.

The Clue of the New Pin (1929 film)

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* British Phototone, short-lived UK system using 12-inch discs, introduced in 1928-29 (Clue of the New Pin)
The film was one of only 10 filmed in British Phototone, a sound-on-disc system which used 12-inch discs.

Dream Street (film)

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Phono-Kinema, short-lived system, invented by Orlando Kellum in 1921 (used by D. W. Griffith for Dream Street)
The original 1921 version of Dream Street is notable for a brief sequence when Griffith steps out in front of a curtain at the beginning of the movie and talks to the audience about the film, using Photokinema, an early sound-on-disc process developed by Orlando Kellum.

Phonoscène

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* The Chronophone (Léon Gaumont) "Filmparlants" and phonoscènes 1902–1910 (experimental), 1910–1917 (industrial)
The three major french Belle Époque celebrities, Félix Mayol, Dranem and Polin were recorded by Alice Guy-Blaché using the Chronophone Sound-on-disc system to make phonoscènes.

Sound-on-film

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Sound-on-film
Earlier technologies were sound-on-disc, meaning the film's soundtrack would be on a separate phonograph record.

Phonograph

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Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture. * Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Sound

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Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.

Film

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Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.

Interlock (engineering)

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Early sound-on-disc systems used a mechanical interlock with the movie projector, while more recent systems use timecode.

Movie projector

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Early sound-on-disc systems used a mechanical interlock with the movie projector, while more recent systems use timecode.

Timecode

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Early sound-on-disc systems used a mechanical interlock with the movie projector, while more recent systems use timecode.

Léon Gaumont

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* The Chronophone (Léon Gaumont) "Filmparlants" and phonoscènes 1902–1910 (experimental), 1910–1917 (industrial)

Warner Bros.

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Vitaphone introduced by Warner Bros. in 1926

D. W. Griffith

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Phono-Kinema, short-lived system, invented by Orlando Kellum in 1921 (used by D. W. Griffith for Dream Street)

DTS (sound system)

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Digital Theater Sound

Phonograph cylinder

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Thomas Edison

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Kinetoscope

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

The Dickson Experimental Sound Film

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Gaumont Film Company

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Compressed air gramophone

* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.

Pathé

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* Systems with the film projector linked to a phonograph or cylinder phonograph, developed by Thomas Edison (Kinetophone, Kinetophonograph), Selig Polyscope, French companies such as Gaumont (Chronomégaphone and Chronophone) and Pathé, and British systems.