First movie with sound
The first movie to use sound was "The Jazz Singer," released in 1927: the first words, spoken by Al Jolson, were: "Wait a minute, you ain't heard nothing yet."
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The most translated film of all time is the Jesus film, based on the Gospel of Luke. It has been dubbed in 1 112 languages and has been screened in all the countries in the world, albeit some in private viewings.
The 1967 Russian movie War and Peace had 120,000 extras.
The South Korean movie Monster Wang-magwi from the same year featured 157,000 extras.
The 1945 German movie Kolberg had 187,000 and the movie with the most extras, the 1982 British movie Gandhi, featured 300,000 extras.
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.