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See also: 1916 in film 1917 1918 in film years in film film Events Technicolor is introduced Top grossing films Cleopatra Movies released Movies released in 1917 include: The Adventurer, a Charlie Chaplin short. ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... See also: 1918 in film 1919 1920 in film years in film film Events February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of the entertainment industry. ...

Events

MPPC stands for Motion Picture Patents Company, also known as the Edison Trust, also known as the First Oligopoly. ...

Top grossing films

  1. Mickey
  2. Tarzan of the Apes

Movies released

Movies released in 1918 include:

Mary Pickford Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a motion picture star, known as Americas Sweetheart and the girl with the curl. ... Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle (March 24, 1887–June 29, 1933) was an American silent film comedian who gained the nickname Fatty (a name that he hated, and only used professionally) from his portly frame and who is best known for his involvement in the Fatty Arbuckle scandal. He began his career... Joseph Francis Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), always known as Buster Keaton, was a popular and influential American silent_film comic actor and filmmaker. ... Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle (March 24, 1887–June 29, 1933) was an American silent film comedian who gained the nickname Fatty (a name that he hated, and only used professionally) from his portly frame and who is best known for his involvement in the Fatty Arbuckle scandal. He began his career... Joseph Francis Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), always known as Buster Keaton, was a popular and influential American silent_film comic actor and filmmaker. ... For the Jamaican musician named Charlie Chaplin, see Charlie Chaplin (singer). ... David Lewelyn Wark Griffith (January 22, 1875 - July 23, 1948) was an American film director (commonly known as D. W. Griffith) probably best known for his film The Birth of a Nation. ... The House of Mirth is a 1905 novel by Edith Wharton. ... Mabel Normand (November 16, 1892 - February 20, 1930) was a US film actress, who was a popular comedienne in silent films. ... Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle (March 24, 1887–June 29, 1933) was an American silent film comedian who gained the nickname Fatty (a name that he hated, and only used professionally) from his portly frame and who is best known for his involvement in the Fatty Arbuckle scandal. He began his career... Joseph Francis Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), always known as Buster Keaton, was a popular and influential American silent_film comic actor and filmmaker. ... For the Jamaican musician named Charlie Chaplin, see Charlie Chaplin (singer). ... Winsor McCay (September 26, 1871 - July 26, 1934) was a prolific artist and pioneer in the art of animation. ... Theda Bara portrayed Cleopatra, in a costume of dubious historical accuracy. ... Mary Pickford Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a motion picture star, known as Americas Sweetheart and the girl with the curl. ... Tarzan of the Apes is a series of books written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. ... For the Jamaican musician named Charlie Chaplin, see Charlie Chaplin (singer). ...

Births

January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Forsythe (born John Lincoln Freund on January 29, 1918) is an actor. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Roger Delgado (March 1, 1918 - June 18, 1973) British actor, best known for his appearances as The Master in Doctor Who. ... See also: 1972 in film 1973 1974 in film 1970s in film years in film film Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Frank Morrison Spillane (born March 9, 1918), better known as Mickey Spillane, is an American author of crime novels. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Anne Shirley is a fictional character from the novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. ... See also: 1992 in film, other events of 1993, 1994 in film, list of years in film. Events March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... For the North Carolina Governor by this name, please see William Woods Holden. ... See also: 1980 in film 1981 1982 in film 1980s in film years in film film Events January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleagured concurrent United Artists. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Duprez (centre background) with costars Barry Fitzgerald (left) and Walter Huston (right) June Duprez (May 14, 1918 – October 30, 1984) was a British film actress. ... See also: 1983 in film 1984 1985 in film 1980s in film years in film film Events Tri-Star Pictures, a joint venture of Columbia Pictures, HBO, and CBS, releases its first film. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... John Dall (May 26, 1918 – January 15, 1971) was an American actor. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining, as the last day in June. ... Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 - March 14, 1975) was an American actress. ... See also: 1974 in film 1975 1976 in film 1970s in film years in film film Events January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Sebastian Cabot (July 6, 1918 - August 22/23, 1977) was a British-born film and television actor, known for his portly figure and deep, melodious voice. ... See also: 1976 in film 1977 1978 in film 1970s in film years in film film Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman  listen (pronounced in Swedish, but usually in American English, IPA in Unicode notation) (born July 14, 1918) is a Swedish film director. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... See also: 1984 in film, other events of 1985, 1986 in film, list of years in film. Events Top grossing films Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Robert Aldrich (August 9, 1918 - December 5, 1983) was a United States film director, writer and producer notable for a number of films including What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, and The Dirty Dozen. ... See also: 1982 in film 1983 1984 in film 1980s in film years in film film Events February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York Top grossing films North America Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... See also: 1984 in film, other events of 1985, 1986 in film, list of years in film. Events Top grossing films Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Rin Tin Tin (c. ... See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... See also: 2002 in film, other events of 2003, 2004 in film and the list of years in film Events February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... Lila Kedrova (October 9, 1918 – February 16, 2000) was a Russian actress. ... See also: 1999 in film, other events of 2000, 2001 in film and the list of years in film. Events February 9 — The Million Dollar Hotel, a film co-written by U2 lead singer Bono, premieres at the 50th Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival). ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... Rita Hayworth Rita Hayworth (real name Margarita Carmen Cansino) (October 17, 1918 - May 14, 1987) was a famous American film star during the 1940s who was sometimes called The Love Goddess or The Great American Love Goddess. ... See also: 1986 in film, other events of 1987, 1988 in film, list of years in film. Events May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Muriel Teresa Wright (born October 27, 1918) is an American actress. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Art Carney (November 4, 1918 - November 9, 2003) was an American actor. ... See also: 2002 in film, other events of 2003, 2004 in film and the list of years in film Events February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... See also: 1993 in film, other events of 1994, 1995 in film, list of years in film. Events October 3 - George Lucas begins writing the three Star Wars prequels. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Audrey Totter (born December 20, 1918 in Joliet, Illinois) is an American actress. ...

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