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27 votes

Why didn't silent movies have subtitles?

12 votes

Origin of movie opening crawl

11 votes

Why are laugh tracks only used in TV series but not in movies?

7 votes
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Why did the end credits in movies become a lot longer in the past decades?

7 votes

Interpretation of two big jumps in movie history

7 votes

What is the term for the movie theater policy and behavior pre movie clips?

7 votes
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Was Broken Blossoms (1919) originally shown with tinted film?

6 votes

Why are there no programmes / playbills for movies?

6 votes

Are trailers copyrighted or not?

5 votes

Why were movies in the past produced at a faster pace than modern movies?

4 votes

What was the first full-length film that was a musical?

4 votes
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What is the first movie to repeat the same sequence multiple times with different camera angles?

4 votes

Why were movies shot on film shot at 24 frames per second?

4 votes

First occurrence of Twin Actors/Actresses?

3 votes
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What was the originator of the SEE! ... SEE! ... lines on movie posters?

3 votes

What's the first use of the "power walk"?

3 votes
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Was the choice of music part of the creation of silent films?

3 votes

In allegorical sense what does the mad dog represent in "To Kill a Mockingbird"?

3 votes

What was the first book-to-film adaptation?

2 votes

Hollywood movies that no longer exist in any form

2 votes

What was the first movie sequel?

2 votes

Cop chasing thief silent film trope

2 votes

Which was the first commercial movie featuring duplicates (doubles) on screen

2 votes

What is the earliest example of a 'gag reel'?

1 vote

Was 1977’s “The Making of Star Wars” the first "Making of…” documentary?

1 vote

When did theaters first start showing matinees or giving matinee discounts?

0 votes

Frame rates of early movies

0 votes

First movie remake of an original motion picture

-1 votes

Unwritten rule that you never show a child getting seriously injured or killed?