At the Gaumont Palace in Paris, Gaumont gave a demonstration of his Chronophone system, which synchronized sound and film, in 1910. The compressed-air amplifier, which he referred to as the Eglephone, was only a component of the entire setup. There was adequate sound for a 4000 person audience.
Due to the Gramophone record's short playing length, the longest moving picture with synchronized sound that could be produced at first was just 200 feet. (The projection had a frame rate of 16 fps.) Gaumont overcame this obstacle by using two phonograph discs, which could be switched between by a skilled operator to provide a soundtrack that was more or less continuous.
Elvis' bewildered expression in the clever BBC Radio 2 advertisement when Keith Moon misses his cue is pretty believable before even AI generated videos existed.
The clips used to create this are taken from:
Jimmy Page - Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary Concert , 1988
Noel Gallagher – The Who and Friends at the Royal Albert Hall, 2003
Keith Moon – The Who Charlton BBC Concert, 1974
Elvis – 1973 concert, Aloha from Hawaii.
Marvin Gaye – Live in Montreux, 1980
Sheryl Crow – The Grammy Awards, 2003
Stevie Wonder – Sesame Street 1973
In 1882, Friedrich Nietzsche was awarded the writing ball. It was the most recent model, a portable tall one with a colored ribbon with serial number 125, and it is known that he wrote multiple typescripts on it. We know that Nietzsche was also familiar with the most recent Remington typewriter (model 2), but he decided to purchase the Malling-Hansen writing ball instead since it was portable and lightweight—you might say it was the "laptop" of the day.
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