SAT Subject US History Practice Question 238: Answer and Explanation
39. By the early 1930s, the U.S. film industry had made which of the following major changes?
A. From silent films to talking pictures
B. From black-and-white to color film
C. From a studio system to an independent film industry
D. From filming primarily in Hollywood to filming on location all over the country
E. From Cinemascope to Kinescope
Correct Answer: A
The other major changes in motion pictures happened at a later time. The conversion from silents to talkies occurred around the end of the 1920s.