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Filmmaker William K.L. Dickson plays a violin into a recording cone for an off-camera wax cylinder, while two men dance to the music in the first known film with live-recorded sound.
2003 | Winner: National Film Registry
(seeds of cinema) and sound cinema and gay cinema too! (although that last one was doubtless unintentional)...see comments for description from Fandor....
I can't tell you how many times I've replayed this short.