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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickelodeon_(movie_theater)

The nickelodeon was the first type of indoor exhibition space dedicated to showing projected motion pictures. Usually set up in converted storefronts, these small, simple theaters charged five cents for admission and flourished from about 1905 to .... Neighborhood nickelodeons, which were the majority of movie theaters in ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-nickelodeon-opens

On this day in History, First nickelodeon opens on Jun 19, 1905. ... and several movie “factories” (as the earliest production studios were called) were formed.

www.infoplease.com/askeds/first-movie-theater

The theater was the first to show films all day long and among the first films shown were Poor But Honest and The Baffled Burglar . The theater was a stunning ...

www.britannica.com/art/nickelodeon-motion-picture-theatre

Mar 28, 2016 ... The success of the Pittsburgh nickelodeon established in 1905 by Harry ... in history of the motion picture: Early growth of the film industry ... States were called nickelodeons, an ersatz Greek word for "nickel theaters" that was ...

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Jun 17, 2005 ... On June 19, 1905, the Nickelodeon opened in Pittsburgh, Penn. ... He bought a machine called a cinematograph from a Frenchman named Lumiere, ... These storefront theaters were, in fact, the most explosive development in ...

www.filmsite.org/pre20sintro2.html

The innovative Lumiere brothers in France, Louis and Auguste (often called "the founding ... printer and projecting capabilities in the same housing) was more profitable ... It has often been considered "the birth of film" or "the First Cinema" since the .... The earliest 'movie theatres' were converted churches or halls, showing ...

faculty.washington.edu/baldasty/JAN13.htm

The first movie "shows," which lasted 5-8 minutes, were a collection of these short ... to 8 minutes long; they were called "one reelers" (they were just one reel of film ). ... In the 1905 novel, Dixon wrote about two familes -- the Camerons of South .... of exhibition, but they had about 25% to 33% of it (mostly at first run theaters).

www3.northern.edu/wild/th100/flmhst.htm

Dec 23, 2016 ... 3. When were films first projected in a New York theatre? ... house. The first Nickelodeon opened in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in June 1905. ... What was the name of Aberdeen's first movie house? .... This innovative pioneer has been called the "father of film technique" and the "Shakespeare of the screen.".

ths1.ttsd.k12.or.us/cs/studentwork08/rebe_hubbweb/1900.html

During the first couple of years in the 1900's, it was a time of great discovery ... approach to the flow of time in cinema were all becoming more apparent. ... very first time in the movie filmed in 1904 called Photographing of a Female ... Around the year 1905, an inexpensive way to view movies was created - the 5 cent movie  ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/summer_movies/2007/06/make_it_a_large_for_a_quarter_more.html

Jun 26, 2007 ... In 1905, the advent of nickelodeon theaters changed the landscape of ... by 1914 an estimated 27 percent of Americans were going to the movies every week. ... Early popcorn popping machines had created disagreeable, ...