- Title: CF367
Edison's voice reciting children's nursery rhyme 'Mary had a little lamb'. Boxing commentary with black and white stills. General shots int record / music shop
Good general shots of Thomas A. Edison's home - desk, bed, laboratory.Various photographs of Edison - brief history of growing up / childhood.
Historian - Conrad Beneshan - recounts history of invention and gives demonstration of the first voice recording as it would have been done by Edison.
Phonograph - the new entertainment. 1881 - wax replaces tin foil. Series of shots depicting people listening and enjoying the phonograph.1892 - disc shaped recordings introduced.
Vs shots elderly Edison at work in "Invention Factory" laboratory. Punching in / time sheet.
Edison repeating nursery rhyme in 1927 to mark 50th anniversary / celebration. Stories / novels for the blind - 'talking books'. Recording history - Herbert Morrison's report at the Hindenburg airship disaster at Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Dancehall - teens / young people dancing ( doing the twist ), rock and roll, jukebox - 'high fidelity or hi-fi ). Series of shots of record manufacture / industrial Int record / music shop.
Various record sleeves / covers.
- Keywords:USA, RECORDING, RECORD PRODUCTION, MUSIC ON DISC, SOUND, INVENTIONS, EDISON
- Master Title:CF367