The History of the Movie Trailer created this short video lesson that traces the history of the movie trailer, from its origins in the early years of the movie theater, to the blockbuster trailers of today.

Some people consider them the best part of the movie going experience – the Movie Trailer. Take a look at the evolution of the “coming attractions” from simple silent film splices, through the template style of the Golden Age of Hollywood, through Auteurs and finally into the Blockbuster era.

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