On December 14, 1922, Ted Case officially tested the first AEO light, recording the word “hello” onto a filmstrip. This seemingly simple discovery would change mass media forever, heralding the end of the “Silent Era” of film and ushering in the “Talkie” Revolution. At the Cayuga Museum, check out the once-in-a-generation events and programs you can explore as part of this celebration!

Events & Programs

Wednesday, December 7
25th Anniversary Screening: "Dialogues of Sound Film"
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Wednesday, December 14
100th Anniversary of Sound Film Commemoration
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The 100th Year of Sound Film Celebration is made possible in part by our Title Sponsor, Tompkins Community Bank.