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Silent film commonly refers to commercial film productions before the adoption of sound in the late 1920s. However, silent films encompass much beyond that — many 8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm, 16mm, and 28mm amateur films, home movies, experimental films, and even feature films were made without soundtracks long after the 1920s.
Silent Films in 35mm
- Aspect ratios
- Movietone music + effects tracks vs. true 'silents'
- Modern-day recorded accompaniment
- Post-1920s silents
- Variable speed - technical details, historical details
35mm 1.33 Full frame silent
35mm Full frame silent with Dolby Digital music track
A 16mm home movie with no soundtrack