Case Research Lab

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203 West Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
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Case Research Lab
Birthplace of talking movies in 1924.  Theodore Case developed sound film and partnered with Fox Studios to create Movietone News.


City of Auburn – 2004

What was there

Case Research Lab

What is there now

The Dr. Sylvester Willard Mansion, also known as the Cayuga Museum of History and Art is still on the site. It is a Greek Revival mansion built in 1836. Also on the site is a converted Carriage Barn that served as the first sound studio.

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Posted: December 1, 2011


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