The dates that you quote indicate the acoustic era. Preaching to the choir here I'm sure but, AFAIK, Vitaphone was the first commercially viable sound for picture and the system was not introduced until 1926. Cheers! Corey Corey Bailey Audio Engineering www.baileyzone.net On 9/1/2018 7:42 PM, Thomas Stern wrote: > In A MILLION AND ONE NIGHTS (Terry Ramsaye, 1926) a book about movie > history, there is an indication that the entire performance was recorded > > on phonograph records. The Play (performed at the Academy of Music, NY) was > filmed in 1915 (Lubin) and 1920 (Vitagraph, lost). > > Anyone know of these recordings ??? > > Thanks, Thomas.