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The History of Cinema Sound in Infographics: From 'The Jazz Singer' to 'Gravity'

Photo of Paula Bernstein By Paula Bernstein | Indiewire November 1, 2013 at 3:40PM

This infographic from Dolby documents the development of cinema sound technology from some of the first scratchy sounds in the earliest movies with sound nearly 90 years ago to the stereo era of the 1970s to the incredibly detailed audio of current films like "Gravity," which features Dolby Atmos sound.
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This infographic from Dolby documents the development of cinema sound technology from some of the first scratchy sounds in the earliest "talkies" nearly 90 years ago to the stereo era of the 1970s and finally, to the incredibly rich audio of current films like "Gravity," which features Dolby Atmos sound.

History of Cinema Sound
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This article is related to: Dolby Sound, Gravity, Sound for Film, Filmmaker Toolkit





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