A Trip to Salt Lake City (1905) Review

The earliest films relied heavily on other entertainment mediums such as vaudeville, theater, books, and newspapers to create short narratives for audiences. Comedy especially relied on jokes that were prevalent in late 19th and early 20th-century culture. For example, one of the earliest Lumiere films The Sprinkler Sprinkled (1895) was lifted from a popular illustrated cartoon of the day.…

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