The History of Motion Pictures from 1890-1960
From the earliest days of the cinema, virtually all commercial 35mm films were made using Eastman Kodak's "nitrate film stock".
By 1935, 85% of American motion picture theaters were programming double features, including the big budget "A" movie and shorter "B" movie.
A term coined by French film critics, the "classic period" of Film Noir was an extremely important one in American film history.
“Rebecca” was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, and won two including the Oscar for “Outstanding Production” (Best Picture). This would be the only movie for which Hitchcock would win an...
Anna May Wong appeared in films in Hollywood, England, and Germany, becoming the first international Chinese-American film star. Although her career faded during the 1940s, she continued to work on...
Charles Aubrey Smith (1863-1948), a popular British stage actor, appeared in his first movie in 1915.