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Movietone was created ever since silent movies came out, and was the primary source of news and current events for moviegoers until the first black and white television set came out in the late 1940s.


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Movietone was best known for its newsreels, which captured newsworthy events on film and created a living historical record.
Movietone was the only newsreel producer to capture the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its aftermath, though that footage was kept secret for more than a year.
And Movietone executive Truman Talley was so sure that the Hindenburg would explode one day that he ordered cameramen to cover it constantly, ensuring that its 1937 explosion was captured on film.
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