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Tencent’s WeChat offered speedier in-app articles before Facebook, created a walkie-talkie function before WhatsApp, and made use of QR codes as a way to connect on a social network long before Snapchat.
Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey discuss why this musical, with Gene Kelly as a silent-screen swashbuckler who adjusts to talkies, is required viewing.
Her first major break came in 1926, with silent war-comedy film What Price Glory?, but unlike many stars of the silent era, Del Rio survived the transition to talkies.
The technician had accidentally mixed up the channels and put the walkie-talkie through the priest’s microphone.
A month earlier, a pair of men who appeared to be in their 20s — one carrying a walkie-talkie, the other a drill — fled from the entrance doors when a guard approached.
The groups dug into the task, connecting via walkie-talkies for occasional clues from the PanIQ Room managers, who monitored their respective efforts from a control room video screen.
And it is also described by what isn't there — no personal computers, no cellphones (there are walkie-talkies.)
The silent era eventually gave way to talkies; black-and-white eventually gave way to color; actual film has largely given way to digital.
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