THS members will want to check out this 2nd Edition of the book that tells the real story behind the birth of the talkies!
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Now We’re Talking – 2nd Edition is the enhanced biography of Theodore W. Case (1888-1944), the scientist from Auburn, New York, who unlocked the mystery of synchronizing sound and motion into one remarkable process.
Packed with photographs and first-hand information from newspapers, letters, and personal reflections from Case’s family, this book celebrates his legacy. It also gives Case the credit he deserves, years after movie producers scrambled to snatch the new technology, pushing Case out of the limelight.
The book looks at Ted’s fascination with light and sound waves at Yale University and his creation of the Thalofide Cell which became a vital part of the Allied victory in World War I. It follows his discovery of a new revelation that made synchronized film possible. Learn how Case gave rise to the talking newsreel, the forerunner of today’s nightly news. Appreciate how Case’s advances revolutionized the global entertainment industry of motion pictures.
The story of Theodore W. Case, one of the great inventors of the 20th century, has now been told.