First Sound of Movies: Lee DeForest

The Story of Lee DeForest’s Phonofilm sound film technology. (c) Inkwell Images
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Fox Movietone: Lindberg leaves for Paris (1927)

The Fox Movietone newsreel used a sound-on-film technology developed by Theodore Case & Earl Sponakle. In 1927 they documented the roar of Lindberg’s plane leaving New York for Paris.
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Sound in Fritz Lang’s M (1930)

Kristin Thompson on the use of sound in Fritz Lang’s 1930 master piece M. 
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Wuthering Heights (1939)

A few months after its movie premiere, Wuthering Heights was broadcast as an episode of Lux Radio Theatre.
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