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This Day in the Arts: July 23

1926:

Fox Film purchases the patents for the Movietone sound system, which records sound onto film.

1937:

A young producer named Orson Welles debuts his first radio drama, an adaptation of Les Miserables.

2001:

Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer Eudora Welty dies in Jackson, Mississippi, the same town where she was born.


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