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Video Presentation
Oliver Berliner: History of the Gramophone
Filmed, Edited and Introduced by Mark Caruana
October 30, 2011



Part 1
Introduction
Emile Berliner's greatest invention: the microphone
 

Part 2
Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison
lateral- and vertical-cut recording
 

Part 3
Berliner Gramophone Company established in Montreal
friction between Emile and Herbert Berliner
lateral-cut recording, Emile makes records
 

Part 4
Herbert heads company to destruction, founds Compo
Edgar succeeds as president, Berliner family disputes
Edison feedscrew system and Bell-Tainter floating stylus
 

Part 5
Philip Mauro and Columbia Graphophone Company
Eldridge Johnson and Victor Talking Machine Company
 

Part 6
Question and answer, thanks to Oliver
cutting the cake, before the presentation