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Question 1: In entertainment silent films the acting and dialogue is commuted through muted gestures, ________ and title cards.
Christmas lightsSanta ClausWhite ChristmasPantomime

Question 2: Massive ________ were designed to fill a gap between a simple piano soloist and a larger orchestra.
Theatre organChicagoWurlitzerAtlanta

Question 3: ________ (1925) - $4,250,000
The Gold RushCharlie ChaplinModern Times (film)City Lights

Question 4: Showings of silent films almost always featured live music, starting with the pianist at the first public projection of movies by the Lumière Brothers on December 28, 1895 in ________.
VersaillesMarseilleÉvry, EssonneParis

Question 5: [5] In Japan, films had not only live music but also the ________, a live narrator who provided commentary and character voices.
Toshirō MifuneMusei TokugawaBenshiWestern world

Question 6: I Was Born, But..., ________, 1932
Late SpringYasujirō OzuTokyo StoryEarly Summer

Question 7: For a listing of notable silent era films, see ________ for the years between the beginning of film and 1928.
Cinema of the United KingdomAcademy Award for Best PictureList of years in film1950s in film

Question 8: The early ________ featured fitas cantatas: filmed operettas with singers performing behind the screen.
Cinema of BrazilLatin American cinemaCinema of GermanyCinema of Cuba

Question 9: Silent ________ has been a high priority among film historians.
Lost filmParamount PicturesFilm preservationCitizen Kane

Question 10: The director ________ displayed a constant interest and concern about color, and used tinting to a unique effect in many of his films.
D. W. Griffith filmographyIntolerance (film)Broken BlossomsD. W. Griffith

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