The Voice That Thrilled the World

The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943)


  • Genre: History, Documentary
  • Release Date: 1943-10-16
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 0h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jean Negulesco
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Summary

This short traces the history of sound in the movies, beginning with French scientist Leon Scott's experiments in 1857. Featured are snippets from early sound pictures.

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  • Art Gilmore

    as Narrator (voice)
  • Sheldon Jett

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Harold Miller

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Edwin Tuttle

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Giovanni Martinelli

    as Canio in 'Pagliacci' (segment 'Vesti la giubba') (archive footage)
  • George Arliss

    as Self (segment 'Disraeli') (archive footage)
  • John Barrymore

    as Self (segments 'Don Juan' & 'Richard III') (archive footage)
  • Eugenie Besserer

    as Self (segment 'The Jazz Singer') (archive footage)
  • James Cagney

    as Self (segment 'Yankee Doodle Dandy') (archive footage)
  • Jeanne Cagney

    as Self (segment 'Yankee Doodle Dandy') (archive footage)
  • Gary Cooper

    as Self (segment 'Sergeant York') (archive footage)
  • Bette Davis

    as Self (segment 'Dangerous') (archive footage)
  • Rosemary DeCamp

    as Self (segment 'Yankee Doodle Dandy') (archive footage)
  • Robert Elliott

    as Self (segment 'Lights of New York') (archive footage)
  • Walter Huston

    as Jerry Cohan (archive footage)
  • Josephine Hutchinson

    as Self (segment 'The Story of Louis Pasteur') (archive footage)
  • Al Jolson

    as Self (segment 'The Jazz Singer') (archive footage)
  • Cullen Landis

    as Self (segment 'Lights of New York') (archive footage)
  • Joan Leslie

    as Self (segment 'Yankee Doodle Dandy') (archive footage)
  • Paul Muni

    as Self ('Story of Pasteur' & 'Life of Zola') (archive footage)
  • Benito Mussolini

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Eugene Pallette

    as Self (segment 'Lights of New York') (archive footage)
  • Stanley Ridges

    as Self (segment 'Sergeant York') (archive footage)
  • Franchot Tone

    as Self (segment 'Dangerous') (archive footage)
  • David Torrence

    as Self (segment 'Disraeli') (archive footage)
  • Harry M. Warner

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Jack L. Warner

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Ethel Waters

    as Self (segment 'On with the Show!') (archive footage)
Camera Sidney Hickox Director of Photography
Directing Jean Negulesco Director
Sound Howard Jackson Music
Editing Thomas Pratt Editor
Production Gordon Hollingshead Producer
Writing James Bloodworth Writer
Art Roland E. Hill Sr. Art Direction

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