Back in the 1870's people used an old method called Chronophotography. This method is like an early version of film.
1890 - 1927
This Era Was known as the silent era because most films were produced without sound. instead live orchestras were used.
Lumiere Brothers shot a scene for a movie in the back of a train 1896
First colored movie
Movies try out a technique called kinemacolor, but only red and green could be used.
1920 - 1929
Sound is starting to be put into movies.
Golden era of Asian cinema
1950 - 1959
In this period the Asian people made big advancements in the movie industry and made many star movies.
1950 - 1959
Because of a protest done by people called the Hollywood 10 Hollywood actors were blacklisted.
1970 - 1979
In this period more sexual explicit and violent things were put into movies
Age of home television
1980 - 1989
In this time VCR was invented allowing people to watch movies from the comfort of their homes
2000 - 2009
Now cinema has made many advancements with technology allowing even better quality at home and allowing people to enjoy movies as if they were at a movie theater. examples is the lord of the rings trilogy