Type
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Description

FIRST TYPE of film created Motion Picture
Name of the FIRST (#5) created The Horse in Motion
CREATOR of first (#5) Edward Muybridge
SECOND TYPE of film created Silent Film
Name of the FIRST (#9) created The Great Train Robbery
CREATOR of first (#9) Edison Company
THIRD TYPE of film created Talkie
Name of the FIRST (#7) created The Jazz Singer
CREATOR of first (#7) Alan Crosland
Top box office attraction ACTOR Charlie Chaplin

The Roaring 20's! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Henry Ford
Who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amilia Earhart
Who was one of the Italian-born American anarchists who was convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the armed robbery of the Slater and Morrill show company. Nicola Sacco
Who was an American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist, four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Zore Neale Hurston
Who was the sister who was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. and She also founded the Foursquare Church. Aimee Semple Mcpherson
Who was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years. Duke Ellington
Who was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. Bessie Smith
Who was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Al Capone
Who was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. James Weldon Johnson
Who was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925 for violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools. John T. scopes
Who was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Claude McKay
Who was an American composer and pianist. His compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. George Gershwin
Who was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film. Charlie Chaplin
Who was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in jazz. Louis Armstrong
Who was an American actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85), half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. Roxie Albertha Roker
Who was an American male tennis player who was often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Bill Tilden
Who was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Babe Ruth
Who was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees. Red Grange
Who was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. Jack Dempsey
Who was an Hungarian-born American competition swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century. Johnny Weissmuller
Who was a college football player who played for the University of Notre Dame. was selected as Notre Dame's first Walter Camp All-American. George Gipp
A slang term from the 20's meaning well done to a male or female. Attaboy
A slang term from the 20's meaning a complaint or to complain. Beef
what happened Jan 29, 1919. Eighteenth Amendment
What happened on Jan 2, 1920. Palmer Raids
What year did Hoover become president. 1928
When did the Stock Market Collapse. Oct 1929
what is a 20's slang word for an unattractive man Airedale

film crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First still photograph taken 1827
Joseph Plateau and sons introduce the Phenakistoscope 1832
Another illusion toy; the Zoetrope was introduced by William George Horner 1834
Henry Fox Talbot makes an important advancement in photograph production with the introduction of negatives on paper 1839
Important in the development of motion pictures was the invention of intermittent mechanisms 1846
Emile Reynaud introduces the Praxinoscope 1877
Eadweard Muybridge achieves success after five years of trying to capture movement 1878
Etienne Jules Marey, inspired by Muybridge's animal locomotion studies, begins his own experiment to study the flight of birds and other rapid animal movements 1882
Emile Reynaud expands on his praxinoscope and using mirrors and a lantern is about to project drawing on a screen 1882
George Eastman devises a still camera which produces photographs and sensitised paper which he sells using the name Kodak 1888
Etienne Marey builds a box type moving picture camera which uses an intermittent mechanism and strips of paper film 1888
Thomas A Edison, inventor of the electric light bulb and the phonograph decides to design machines for making and showing moving pictures 1888
Reynaud exhibits a much larger version of his praxinoscope 1889
Edison travels to Paris and views Marey's camera which uses flexible film 1889
Edison and Dickson have their Kinetograph camera and kinetoscope viewing box ready for patenting and demonstration 1891
Using his projecting Praxinoscope, Reynaud holds the first public exhibitions of motions pictures 1892
Edison and Dickson build a studio on the grounds of Edison's laboratories in New Jersey 1893
The Lumiere family is the biggest manufacturer of photographic plates in Europe 1894
During this year Woodville Latham and his sons Otway and Gray began working on their own camera and projector 1894
Edison's kinetoscope made its debut in London 1894
Another peepshow device, similar to the kinetoscope arrived in autumn 1894
The first film shot with Cinematographe camera is La Sortie de l'usine Lumiere a Lyon 1895
R.W Paul and his partner Brit Acres had a functional camera which was based partly on Marey's 1888 camera 1895
The Latharns too had a succeeded in creating a camera and a projector and on April 21 18__ they showed one film to reporters. 1895
Atlanta, Georgia was the setting for another partnership 1895
One of the most famous film screenings in history took place on December 28, 18__ 1895
Herman Casler and W.K.L Dickson had developed their camera to go with Casler's Mutoscope 1896
R.W Paul continued to improved his camera and invented a projector which began by showing copies of Acres' films from the previous year 1896
After agreeing to back Armat's Vitascope, Raff and Gammon approuched Edison, afraid to offend him, Edison agreed to manufacture the vitascope marketing it as Edison's Vitascope 1896
The American Mutoscope Company became the most popular film company in American 1897
instantaneous changes from one scene ti the next Cuts
Indicates the camera moves in on particular portion of a scene Camera Finds
To indicate the camera moves with a person or object Camera goes with
To indicate a near 180-degree shift in camera position reverse angle
to signal a zoom or a dolly back shot widens
when the entire camera is moved toward or away from the subject dolly
which is an optical version of a dolly, achieves somewhat the same effect zoom
when a lateral move in needed truck
is normally a shot from the waist up medium shot
is a short cropped between the shoulders and the belt line medium close

Hollywood Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First Sci-Fi Film A Trip to the moon
First Full Length Film Birth of a Nation
Famous Silent Actor Charlie Chaplin
Hollywood from 1930-1940 Golden Age
Invented Film Thomas Edison
Made Short Movies Lumier Brothers
Short Films that involves them chasing someone around Chase Films
Directed Birth of a Nation DW Griffeth
Italian Actor in Silent Films Rudolph Valentino
Censored Movies Hays Code

Roaring 20s Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

POLICY PROTECTING NATIVE-BORN PEOPLE NATIVISM
PROCESS OF BEING ISOLATED ISOLATION
POLITICIAL THEORY DERIVED FROM KARL MARX COMMUNISM
SUSTEM TAHT LIMITED THE NUMBER OF IMMAGRANTS QUOTA SYSTEM
A GANG OF POLITICIANS THAT SURROUND WARREN G. HARDING OHIO GANG
PAYMENT BY INSTALLMENTS IS A/AN INSTALLMENT PLAN
NATIONWIDE BAN ON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITION
ILLEGAL LIQUOR STORE SORE OR NIGHTCLUB SPEAKEASY
ILLEGAL BUISSNESS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BOOTLEGGER
GENERATION OF YOUNG WESTERN WOMEN IN THE 1920S FLAPPER
POPULAR 1920S DANCE THE CHARLESTON
PERIOD FOLLOWING THE GREAT DEPRESSION WHERE JAZZ BECAME POPULAR THE JAZZ AGE
NAME GIVEN TO THE CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND ARTISTIC EXPLOSION THAT TOOK PLACE IN THE 1920S HARLEM RENAISSANCE
INVENTED THE FORD TRUCK HENRY FORD
FAMOUS AMERICAN GANGSTER CAUGHT ON TAX EVASION AL CAPONE
FAMOUS BASEBALL PLAYER BABE RUTH
INVENTED "MICKEY MOUSE" WALT DISNEY
30TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CALVIN COOLIDGE
FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYER LOUIS ARMSTRONG
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA DURING THE 1920S JOHN L LEWIS

Music and Entertainment in the 1920's Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Famous actress who played flappers in many films Clara Bow
popular African American Jazz singer Louis Armstrong
comes from the roots of African American culture Jazz
rock infused elements of gospel and early blues is known as Rhythm and Blues
more than 12 million were sold in the 1920's radio
young women with short hair and didn't do "ladylike" things Flappers
popular dance in the 20's The Charleston
most young people were drinking and ______ smoking
most popular form of movie silent movie
major movie company Warner Bros
popular fad in the 20's crossword puzzles
jazz was a key influence on _____ Hip Hop
_____ singing led itself to today's freestyle rap Scat
popular rapper in the 90's who sampled jazz in his songs Tupac
popular silent movie staring Charlie Chaplin The Kid

1920's & 1930's famous people Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

painted "The Scream" Munch
spanish, modern 'cubist' painter picasso
Wrote 'The Great Gatsby' fitzgerald
revolutionized modern physics einstein
fashion designer during the Jazz Age of Paris Chanel
early movie icon Hepburn
a pioneer of using electricity in homes edison
revolutionized the motor car industry Ford
lenin's sucessor stalin
indian nationalist, and politican Ghandi
dictator of Nazi Germany Hitler
prime minister of Great Britain during WW2 Churchill
discovery of penicillin fleming
discovered nuclear fusion hahn
Irish writer from Dublin Joyce
wrote 'Of Men and Mice' Steinback
English poet, novelist, and writer Lawrence
elected us president in 1932 Roosevelt
famous movie star and director Chaplin
russian revolutionary leader; 1st leader of the Soviet Union Lenin

20s and 30s Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Creator of mass production Henry ford
The __ gatsby Great
The bambino Babe Ruth
Famous mafia leader Al Capone
20s dancer Flapper
1930s drought Dust bowl
The three __ Stooges
Shirley ___ Temple
Little ___ Annie Orphan
Hoover ___ Dam
Stalin comes to power in __ Soviet Union
The ___ renaissance Harlem
___ Armstrong Louis
____ Ellington Duke
Music of the 20s Jazz
Dance of the 20s Charleston
Sport of America Baseball
The great __ Depression
___ generation Lost
___ Lindbergh Charles
Charlie ___ Chaplin
Sold alcohol Bootlegger
Plan to collect war debt Dawes
Billy ___ Sunday
Teapot ___ scandal Dome
The ____ grows Suburbs
System of roads to drive on Highways
First car Model T
Warren G. __ Harding
Wall Street __ Bombing
The ___ scare Red
Silent ___ Cal
Americans go to ___ School
Restricting ____ Immigration
Outlawing of alcohol Prohibition
Man in mafia Gangster
Robin ___ Hood
Spirit of ___ St.louis
Office ___ Workers
Modern ___ Art

Mr. Moore's Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

He was the man who improved the automobile from which he created the assembly line. Henry Ford
He became very famous in "silent movies". The character he usually played was known as "The Little Tramp". Charlie Chaplin
Became the first most important solo artist in the Jazz era. Louis Armstrong
Al Capone earned his nickname _________. By making a immature comment to the brothers sister in a bar.. Scarface
He started playing piano when he turned 7. His parents were talented and musical, he died of lung cancer and pneumonia. Duke Ellington
She was the first to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia Earhart
a law that prohibited alcoholic beverages from being sold. prohibition
______ __ _________ was a teacher, who was charged on May 5, 1925 for violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools. John T. Scopes
______ _______ ________was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. James Weldon Johnson
_______ _______was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Claude McKay
________ __________ was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. George Gershwin
________ ______ _____________ also known as Sister Aimee or simply The Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. Aimee Semple McPherson
She was a American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist. Zora Neale Hurston
was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues. Bessie Smith
He was found guilty of attempting murder and was executed in the electric chair by the police. Nicola Sacco
During the period of the 1920's , is when Americans were fearful of communism. Red Scare
__________ _________ was an anarchist, who with Ferdinando Nicola Sacco was convicted of murdering two men during a 1920 armed robbery in South Braintree, Massachusetts. After a controversial trial and a series of appeals, the two Italian immigrants were executed on August 23, 1927. Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Against belief in other and cannot accept behavior that differs from ones own. Intolerance
21st Amendment got rid of__________. Prohibition
The biggest criminal in the 1920's, who illegally sale alcohol. Bootleggers
Secret saloons where people could illegally drink and party Speakeasies
a term for ________ society and culture in the 1920's. western
This act made the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol illegal. Volstead Act
He created the first communist government. Lenin
Arrest of suspected communist immigrants. Pulmer Raids

Roaring 20's Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a refusal to buy or use boycott
illegal tavern speakeasy
birthplace of jazz new orleans
first motion picture birth of a nation
good, run-down neighborhood ghetto
dance of the 1920s the charleston
the spirit of ---- st lious
inventor of plastic dempsey
movie comedian of the 20s and 30s chaplin
brothers who started the movie industry warner
hoover blankets newspapers
center of the movie industry hollywood
radio singer of the 20s and 30s rudy vallee
famous female aviator earhart
builder of the model t ford

Music in Film Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

• One of the greatest composers of film music. He composed the music for Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Star Wars and many others. John Williams
• A Canadian composer, he composed an opera, The Fly, and over 40 film scores including The Lord of the Rings. Howard Shore
• Sinister movie of a 25 foot man eating shark. Music composed by John Williams. Jaws
• Melodies associated with a particular character that recur throughout the film. Character Themes
• A piece composed by Samuel Barber and used in the movie Platoon. It expressed the shock, disbelief, and sorrow experienced by soldiers in the Vietnam War. Adagio for Strings
• The sharing of another person’s feelings or emotions. Empathy
• Suggesting actions or events BEFORE they happen. Foreshadowing
• A bit of a misnomer as music and sound was provided by a pianist or organist. The earliest movies were these kinds of movies. Silent Movies
• The specific music for a particular scene in a film or television production. Cue
• The same individual who invented the light bulb has also been credited with creating the movie camera. Edison
• Famous cellist who provided much of the music for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. YoYoMa
• Edison’s 1889 invention. Seen as the forerunner of the present day movie camera. Kinetoscope
• The professional responsible for selecting, commissioning, and/or writing the music track for a film or TV production. Music Director
• Early film director from France. His film Voyage to the Moon (1902) is one of the first films that actually told a story. Georges Melies
• To determine which scenes should have music. Spot
• A series of clicks that allow the conductor to synchronize the orchestra’s playing to the film. Click Track
• In 1924 he composed and published Motion Picture Moods for Pianists and Organists which helped the pianist or organist to choose music appropriate for the scene in early silent movies. Erno Rapee
• Before the digital age, music for all films were recorded on a film similar to audiotapes coated with an oxide surface. Mag Track
• Putting all the elements of sound- dialogue, sound effects, and music- onto one soundtrack. Dubbing
• Composing music expressly for a film or TV production. Scoring
• He scored the soundtrack for Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as The Passion of Christ John Debny
• The first “Talkie” movie featuring Al Jolson singing to his own mother. The Jazz Singer
• Frodo, Gandalf, and the rest of the crew owe their voices to Howard Shore who composed the music for this film. LOTR
• The first successful attempt at synchronized sound was accomplished through this phonographic machine. It was used to create the first talking film. Vitaphone
• A perforated strip along a film’s edge containing coded representations of the sound. Music composed for films will often be sold separately as it can stand on its own merits. Soundtrack
• One of the biggest names in Disney movie music. He scored the soundtrack for Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, and Frozen. Alan Menken
• A Rapper turned musical director. Kendrick Lamar