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Animation from 1928 - 1945 »

Steve Cavalier | Thursday September 22, 2011

Categories: Genres & Case Studies, Animation, 1928-1945

The Rise Of Disney and The First Sound Cartoons

In 1927 the first ‘talking’ motion picture was released, The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolsen, which helped to popularize sound in films. Many cinemas now fitted the sound technology to show the new films.

Walt Disney

In 1928 Walt Disney rushed out ‘Steamboat Wille’ the first widely distributed synchronised sound cartoon, ‘Steamboat Wille’ (synchronised or sync, means when the sound effects and talking are in time with the actions seen on screen). The cartoon ushered in what has become known as the Golden Age of...

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