|Photoplay, August, 1922|
"Celluloid drama isn't always silent." This article explains some of the devices that were used to produce sound effects. This carried on a tradition from the theater, which then went on to radio.
|Motion Picture News, 05-August-1922|
A showing of the Universal-Jewel production of The Storm at the Central Theater in Newark, New Jersey was enhanced by forest fire noises played over a nearby radio station. I'm not sure that would be of much use.