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See also: 1917 in film 1918 1919 in film years in film film Events Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... See also: 1919 in film 1920 1921 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 28 - The Mask of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ...


Events

February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chaplin in his costume as The Tramp Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) was the most famous actor in early to mid Hollywood cinema, and later also a notable director. ... 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. ... Douglas Fairbanks (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer, who became noted for his swashbuckling roles in silent movies such as The Mark of Zorro (1920), The Three Musketeers (1921), Robin Hood (1922), The Thief of Bagdad (1924) and The Black Pirate (1926). ... 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 United Artists Corporation (aka United Artists Pictures and United Artists Films) was formed on February 5, 1919 by four Hollywood greats: Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and D. W. Griffith. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or simply blacks, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and sub-Saharan Africa. ...

Top grossing films

Movies released

Movies released in 1919 include:

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. Born in the small... Buster Keaton - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Erich Von Stroheim (September 22, 1885 - May 12, 1957) was a filmmaker and actor, noted for his arrogant Teutonic character parts. ... Broken Blossoms (also called The Chink and the Child, Scarlet Blossoms and The Yellow Man and the Girl) is a 1919 film which tells the story of a Chinese man who goes to England to enlighten Christians about the teachings of Buddha. ... Lillian Gish Lillian de Guiche (October 14, 1893 - February 27, 1993), was an American actress. ... Richard (Dick) Barthelmess (May 9, 1895 - August 17, 1963) was a silent film star. ... 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 Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Kabinett des Dr. caligari in German) is a groundbreaking 1919 silent film directed by Robert Wiene. ... Conrad Veidt (full name Hans Walter Conrad Weidt) was a German actor. ... 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. ... Chaplin in his costume as The Tramp Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) was the most famous actor in early to mid Hollywood cinema, and later also a notable director. ... Pola Negri (December 31, 1894 – August 1, 1987) was a Polish film actress who achieved notoriety as a femme fatale in silent films. ... Emil Jannings (July 23, 1884 - January 3, 1950) was the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor. ... Male and Female is a 1919 silent film directed by Cecil B. Demille. ... Gloria Swanson (March 27, 1897 - April 4, 1983) was an American actress. ... Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 - January 21, 1959) was one of the most successful filmmakers during the first half of the 20th century. ... 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. Born in the small... Buster Keaton - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sunnyside is the name of: A place in the State of Washington in the United States of America: see Sunnyside, Washington. ... Chaplin in his costume as The Tramp Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) was the most famous actor in early to mid Hollywood cinema, and later also a notable director. ... Lillian Gish Lillian de Guiche (October 14, 1893 - February 27, 1993), was an American actress. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Carole Landis (January 1, 1919 _ July 5, American film actress. ... See also: 1947 in film 1948 1949 in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America The Red Shoes, (55th in year of release, lifetime box office would place it in first) The Road to Rio Easter Parade Red River The Three Musketeers, Johnny... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003), born Robert Langford Modini, was an American actor famous for his film acting as well as his role in the television series The Untouchables and as host of Unsolved Mysteries. ... 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. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 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. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962) Ernie Kovacs (January 23, 1919 - January 13, 1962) was a creative and innovative entertainer from the early days of television. ... See also: 1961 in film 1962 1963 in film 1960s in film years in film film Top grossing films North America West Side Story Spartacus El Cid Lover Come Back That Touch of Mink tie King of Kings and The Music Man Hatari!, starring John Wayne Academy Awards Best Picture... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Red Buttons (born February 5, 1919) is the stage name of American comedian and actor Aaron Chwatt. ... Tim Holt Tim Holt (February 5, 1919 - February 15, 1973) was an American film actor. ... 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. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Éva Gábor (February 11, 1919 - July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian born actress. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1995. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jack Palance (born Vladimir Palanuik) (born February 18, 1919) is an American actor. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... For the Canadian curler of the same name, see Jennifer Jones (curler) Jennifer Jones in a publicity photo for Duel in the Sun by Al St. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Eileen Heckart (March 29, 1919 - December 31, 2001) was an American actress. ... See also: 2000 in film, other events of 2001, 2002 in film and the list of years in film. For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Howard Keel, born Harold Clifford Leek (April 13, 1919–November 7, 2004) was an American actor who starred in many of the classic film musicals of the 1950s. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Celeste Holm, circa 1950 Celeste Holm (born April 29, 1917) is an American stage, film, and television actress. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Lex Barker (May 8, 1919 - May 11, 1973) was born Alexander Crichlow Barker, Jr. ... 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. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Stub | 1919 births ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Uta Hagen (12 June 1919 - 14 January 2004) was an American theatrical actress and acting teacher. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2004. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Sam Wanamaker (June 14, 1919 - December 18, 1993) was an American actor and director. ... 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. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 - September 3, 2001) was a well-known film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine. ... See also: 2000 in film, other events of 2001, 2002 in film and the list of years in film. For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Louis Jourdan (born June 19, 1919) is a French actor, known chiefly for his suave manner and good looks. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Louis Bert Lindley, Jr. ... 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... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Jon Pertwee - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... See also: 1985 in film, other events of 1986, 1987 in film, list of years in film. Events April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... Agostino De Laurentiis, usually credited as Dino De Laurentiis, (born August 8, 1919) is an Italian movie producer born at Torre Annunziata in the province of Naples. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... See also: 1979 in film 1980 1981 in film 1970s in film 1980s in film years in film film Events April 30 - The Roger Daltrey film, McVicar, opens in London. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Donald Pleasence as Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice Donald Pleasence (October 5, 1919 - February 2, 1995) was an English actor. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1995. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1995. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Veronica Lake Veronica Lake (14 November 1919 - 7 July 1973) was a popular American film actress, most famous during the 1940s. ... 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. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Evelyn Keyes (November 20, 1919) is an United States actress. ...

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