Saturday, March 9, 2024

Question: Which New Jersey city is considered the birthplace of the motion picture industry?

Answer: Fort Lee, New Jersey became the first American film town in the 1910s when a concentration of film studios operated all within a few blocks of each other, producing thousands of silent films. At its height in the mid-1910s, the town had 11 working studios including Fox Film Corporation, the Goldwyn Picture Corporation, Éclair Studios and The Solax Company.