1 hr 6 min

The Optical 026 - The Advent of Sound The Optical

    • TV & Film

Complete show notes (with links) available at http://opticalpodcast.com/episode/026 (coming soon)


We explore the fascinating history of sound in films — the trial and error that led from silent films to the first talkies — with Fritzi Kramer of Movies Silently. Fritzi also suggests some silent VFX films, and we catch up with good news about former Cinefex publisher Don Shay.


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Cinefex magazine --- The journal of cinematic illusions.


Features


Movies Silently
The Blue Bird (1918)
The Whispering Chorus (1918)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
The Burning Crucible (1923)
The Lost World (1925)
The Penalty (1920)
Follow along with our List on Letterboxd, featuring films we've covered, and upcoming films to watch.


Guests


Fritzi Kramer, the founder of Movies Silently, a blog dedicated to making silent films fun and accessible to newcomers.


Music


All tracks by Digital Droo


More Bits


See http://opticalpodcast.com/episode/026 for complete show notes.


As ever


The Optical theme by Digital Droo
The Optical "aperture" logo by Mike Gower

Complete show notes (with links) available at http://opticalpodcast.com/episode/026 (coming soon)


We explore the fascinating history of sound in films — the trial and error that led from silent films to the first talkies — with Fritzi Kramer of Movies Silently. Fritzi also suggests some silent VFX films, and we catch up with good news about former Cinefex publisher Don Shay.


Listen for your chance to win a free 1-year print subscription to Cinefex magazine.


Subscribe to the Podcast


Subscribe in iTunes
Follow on Soundcloud
Podcast RSS feed


Sponsors


Cinefex magazine --- The journal of cinematic illusions.


Features


Movies Silently
The Blue Bird (1918)
The Whispering Chorus (1918)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
The Burning Crucible (1923)
The Lost World (1925)
The Penalty (1920)
Follow along with our List on Letterboxd, featuring films we've covered, and upcoming films to watch.


Guests


Fritzi Kramer, the founder of Movies Silently, a blog dedicated to making silent films fun and accessible to newcomers.


Music


All tracks by Digital Droo


More Bits


See http://opticalpodcast.com/episode/026 for complete show notes.


As ever


The Optical theme by Digital Droo
The Optical "aperture" logo by Mike Gower

1 hr 6 min

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