Thursday, February 2, 2012
1st Movie Soundtrack and Musical Score
Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894) - William K.L. Dickson
This is the world's first known experiment in creating a movie with a synchronized soundtrack. Filmed in Thomas Edison's Black Maria studio, it features director W.K.L. Dickson playing on violin a piece of "The Chimes at Midnight", an opera by Jean Robert Planquette.