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The history of film

Read the text below and choose the correct word for each space.
For each question, mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.

The history of film

The world's fast film was shown in 1895 __by__. two French brothers, Louis and Auguste Lumiere. Although it only (1)___ of short, simple scenes, people loved it and films have (2)___ popular ever since. The first films were silent, with titles on the screen to (3)___ the story.

Soon the public had (4)___ favourite actors and actresses and, M this (5)___ the first film stars appeared. In 1927, the first 'talkie', a film with sound, was shown and from then on, the public (6)___ only accept this kind of film.

Further improvements continued, particularly in America, (7)___ produced 95% of all films. With the arrival of television in the 1950s, (8)___ people went to see films, but in (9)___ years cinema audiences have grown again. More countries have started to produce films that influence film-making and there are currently (10)___ national film industries.

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