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Birth of the movies

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Birth of the movies

Did you know that cinema is more than 100 years old? Moving pictures __were__ invented by the brothers Louis and Auguste Lumiere. The first showing of a moving picture or 'movie' (1)___  place in a cinema in Paris on 28th December 1895. On that day, the Lumiere brothers showed movies (2)___ their newly-invented machine, called the Cinematographe. The audience saw a funny film in (3)___ a gardener spilt a lot of water on (4)___ by accident. Everyone really loved it!

Cinema very (5)___ became popular all over the world. In 1907 the first film studios were built in a (6)___ of Los Angeles called Hollywood. (7)___ the 1920s, Hollywood had become the centre of the world film (8)___ . To begin with, the movies had no sound. Words (9)___ on the screen from time to time to (10)___ the story.

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