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TALKING PICTURES Wizard Edison Perfects His ''Kinetophone/' NO MORE STAGE POOR JOHNNIES Inventor Gives Successful D«mor»»tra- tion of New Product of Hit Geniu*. In Another Year He Expect* Opera Can Be Reproduced. Orange, N. J., Aug. 127.—Thomas A. in bis laboratory has given a ' private demonstration of the "talking I moving pictures." j It was successful, but be thinks he j needs one year more to so Improve the mechanism that gruud opera can be reproduced, apd, ps be said, "Teddy lecturing t^e nation" with aysry tQ»p of TOiele «n<J evejy gesture and ex- given now V fng" to'perfect'a drnnui. When we have It uccomyllsliwl what will become of the Johnnie boy who waits at the stage entrance'/ He won't he Interested i)i waiting, will he, when the heroine <uul her chorus are only one one-thousandth of an inch thickV" As llnully explained the phenomenon of a moving picture of actors whose movement of lips WHS reproduced In speech as on u stage was this: There are two instruments, one photographic ami oue phonographic—one giving the moving lifelike picture and the .-ituer accompanying every movement (lie words. Both machines, were cynchronl/.ed, "logked" together, I like the sending ami receiving instruments In close telegraphy. Their connection was instantaneous. The moving picture talked. 'To camera people the explanation wus given. "The camera was operated fifteen feet from the screen. The recording phonograph Is eight feet back of the screen. The difficulty of having films and sounds correspond was ovprcom* by havjng the phonograph controlled by au electro-magnet operated by tUr Picture operator.' 1

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 27 Aug 1910, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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