The first movie to use sound was “The Jazz Singer,” released in 1927: the first words, spoken by Al Jolson, were: “Wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothing yet.”

The video recording machine was invented by the Ampex corporation of California in 1956. The first video recorder, the Ampex VR1000, stood 1,1 m (3 ft 3 in) high and weighed as much as a small car: 665 kg (1,466 lb).

In 1937 Disney won a special Oscar for the first full-length animation: “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” More Oscar fast facts

The first daily broadcast was started by the BBC in November 1936.

The first porn movie was the 1908 Fench film al’Ecu d’or oula bonne auberge.

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