ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
July 23, 1926
Fox Film Corporation Buys the Patents of the Movietone Sound System
On this day in 1926, Fox Film Corporation purchased the patents of the Movietone Sound System which was created
by Case Research Labs in Auburn, New York.
The Movietone Sound System is a method of adding sound to film that guarantees synchronization between the sound
and the picture.