Since movies and video may now be one of the most important means of communication, it can be a little difficult to imagine a time when watching a few seconds of film was an amazing event. It wasn’t all that long ago when inventors were trying to harness a new medium that seemed to rocket up in popularity as soon as the public became aware of its existence. The early days of film were a wonderful time for innovation, as competing inventors were constantly trying to one-up each other. To further add to the hype was the fact that the world of film was full of larger-than life celebrities.
If you think you know the topic like the back of your hand, give this film history quiz a shot to see just how deep your knowledge goes.
Film History Quiz
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- Cinema Web, http://www.cinemaweb.com/silentfilm/bookshelf/18_kb_2.htm
- AMC Filmsite, http://www.filmsite.org/filmh.html
- Digital History, http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/historyonline/hollywood.cfm