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See also: 1927 in film 1928 1929 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1920s 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1920s ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1930s 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1930s ... 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

The days of the silent film were numbered. A mad scramble to provide synchronized sound was on. A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... A sound film (or talkie) is a motion picture with synchronized sound, as opposed to a silent movie. ...

  • January 20 - The movie In Old Arizona was released. The film was the first full-length talking film to be filmed outdoors.
  • May 16 - The first Academy Awards, or Oscars, are distributed
  • Hallelujah!, first Hollywood film to contain an entire black cast.

January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... In Old Arizona is a 1929 Western film, directed by Raoul Walsh, nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...

Top grossing films

  1. The Broadway Melody
  2. The Mysterious Island

Academy Awards

Note: Prior to 1933, awards were not based on calendar years, which is how there are 2 'Best Actor' awards for 1929 films. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...


Movies released

Movies released in 1929 include:

Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog in English) is a surrealist short film (16 min. ... Portrait of Luis Buñuel Luis Buñuel Portoles (February 22, 1900 – July 29, 1983) was a Spanish filmmaker. ... Salvador Dalí as photographed in 1934 by Carl Van Vechten Salvador Felip Jacint Dalí Domènech (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989) was an important Catalan painter, best known for his surrealist works. ... Applause is the act of clapping, or striking the palms of the hands together, in order to create noise. ... Helen Morgan was an born 2 August 1900 in rural Danville, Illinois. ... Big business is a pejorative term referring to large corporations alleged to have disproportionate political and economic power, or otherwise be faceless, selfish, and indifferent to the needs of the general public. ... Laurel and Hardy Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are probably the most famous comedy duo in film history. ... Blackmail is the crime of threatening to reveal substantially true information about a person to the public, a family member, or associates unless a monetary demand is met. ... Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE, (born on August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was a British-born American film director closely associated with the thriller genre. ... The Broadway Melody is an early musical motion picture, released on 1 February 1929. ... Charles Dunbar Burgess King (1875 - 1961) was a politician in Liberia. ... Anita Page (born August 4, 1910, some sources state her year of birth as 1905) is an American film actress. ... Bessie Love (September 10, 1898 - April 26, 1986) was an American actress. ... Bulldog Drummond is a 1929 detective film which tells the story of Captain Hugh Bulldog Drummond, a British officer bored with civilian life, who investigates an extortion case for a beautiful girl. ... Ronald Colman (February 9, 1891 – May 19, 1958) was an English actor. ... Cover of sheet music for When My dreams Come True The Cocoanuts (1929) is the first released Marx Brothers film. ... The brothers in Hollywood: (left to right) Chico, Zeppo, Groucho, Harpo The Marx Brothers were a team of sibling comedians that played in vaudeville, stage plays, film and television. ... Coquette might refer to: Coquette, a 1929 film directed by Sam Taylor. ... Mary Pickford Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a motion picture star and co-founder of United Artists, known as Americas Sweetheart and the girl with the curl. ... Johnny Mack Brown (September 1, 1904 – November 14, 1974) was an All-American college football player and successful film actor. ... Matthew Moore (January 8, 1888 – January 20, 1960) was born in Fordstown Crossroads, County Meath, Ireland. ... Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (December 21, 1804 - April 24, 1881) was a British Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and author. ... George Arliss was born in London as George Augustus Andrewes on 10 April 1868 and died on 5 February 1946. ... This is an article about the religious word of praise; for an article about the French bicycle manufacturer, see Alleluia. ... King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ... The Hollywood Revue of 1929: One of the earliest ventures into the new talkie format of motion pictures, this film, directed by Charles Riesner for MGM, brought together some top acts in a two-hour vaudeville show hosted by Jack Benny. ... In Old Arizona is a 1929 Western film, directed by Raoul Walsh, nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. ... Warner Baxter (March 29, 1889 - May 7, 1951) was an American actor. ... The Man in the Iron Mask was a prisoner believed to have been held in the Bastille prison from an unknown date to his death on November 19, 1703. ... Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... The Kiss is a famous sculpture by Auguste Rodin. ... Greta Garbo Greta Garbo (September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. ... Conrad Nagel Conrad Nagel, born March 16, 1897 in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, was a noted screen actor and matinee idol of the silent era and beyond. ... The Love Parade is a 1929 musical comedy film. ... Maurice Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor and popular entertainer. ... Jeanette MacDonald Jeanette MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was a singer and actress best known for her film duets with Nelson Eddy, such as Rose-Marie (aka Indian Love Call) (1936). ... Man with the Movie Camera (Chelovek s Kinoapparatom) is an experimental 1929 silent documentary film by Russian director Dziga Vertov. ... The Manxman is a 1929 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. ... Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE, (born on August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was a British-born American film director closely associated with the thriller genre. ... Mysterious Island DVD Mysterious Island is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne. ... Lionel Barrymore (April 28, 1878 - November 15, 1954), original name: Lionel Blythe, was an American actor of stage, radio and film, elder brother of Ethel and John Barrymore. ... Pandoras Box is the box entrusted to the mythological figures Epimetheus and his wife Pandora. ... Louise Brooks. ... Queen Kelly is the title of an American silent film produced in 1929. ... Gloria Swanson (March 27, 1897 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... A sound film (or talkie) is a motion picture with synchronized sound, as opposed to a silent movie. ... A number of short and feature films have been entitled . ... Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA was the most popular and successful blues singer of 1920s and 30s, and a huge influence on the singers who followed her. ... Walt Disney Walter Elias Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, and animator. ... Joseph Frank Keaton VI (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), always known as Buster Keaton, was a popular and influential American silent-film comic actor and filmmaker. ... The Virginian is an album by Neko Case and Her Boyfriends, released on Mint Records in 1997. ... With Eleanor Roosevelt in 1950 Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901 - May 13, 1961) was an American film actor whose career spanned the from the 1920s up until the year of his death. ... Fritz Lang Friedrich Anton Christian Lang (December 5, 1890 - August 2, 1976) was an Austrian film director, screenwriter and occasional film producer, one of the best known emigrés from Germanys school of expressionism to work in Hollywood. ...

Short film series

A poster for the 1931 Our Gang comedy Love Business featuring depictions of (from left to right): Pete the Pup, Jackie Cooper, and Norman Chubby Chaney. ... See also: 1921 in film 1922 1923 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 26 - Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely... See also: 1943 in film 1944 1945 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... Laurel and Hardy Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are probably the most famous comedy duo in film history. ... See also: 1939 in film 1940 1941 in film 1940s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Walt Disneys animated film Pinocchio is released. ...

Animated short film series

The famous Felix pace as seen in Oceantics (1930) Felix the Dog is a cartoon character from the silent-film era. ... See also: 1918 in film 1919 1920 in film years in film film // Events February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists Oscar Micheaux releases The Homesteader, becoming the first African-American to produce and direct a motion picture. ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... Farmer Al Falfa in Amateur Night on the Ark (1923) Aesops Film Fables was a series of animated short subjects, created by American cartoonist, Paul Terry. ... See also: 1920 in film 1921 1922 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events February 20 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events March 2 - King Kong premieres in New York City. ... Krazy Kat was a comic strip created by George Herriman, appearing in both weekday and Sunday U.S. newspapers published by William Randolph Hearst. ... See also: 1924 in film 1925 1926 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films Ben-Hur His People The Unholy Three The Freshman Movies released Movies released in 1925 include: Ben-Hur, starring Ramon Novarro. ... See also: 1939 in film 1940 1941 in film 1940s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Walt Disneys animated film Pinocchio is released. ... Koko the Clown and Fitz Koko the Clown was an animated character created by animation pioneer, Max Fleischer. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... A poster sketch for Sky Scrappers (1928) Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an animated cartoon character who starred in a series of cartoon motion pictures of 1920s and 1930s released by Universal Studios. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... See also: 1937 in film 1937 1939 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of Dorothy in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. ... Mickeys most recognizable look has him wearing red shorts and yellow shoes. ... See also: 1927 in film 1928 1929 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent. ... See also: 1952 in film 1953 1954 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events September 16 - The Robe debuts as the first anamorphic, widescreen CinemaScope film. ... See also: 1937 in film 1937 1939 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of Dorothy in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. ... Talkartoons was a series of animated cartoon short subjects by Fleischer Studios and released by Paramount Pictures. ... 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. ...

Births

January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sergio Leone (January 3, 1929 – April 30, 1989) was an Italian film director. ... See also: 1988 in film, other events of 1989, 1990 in film, list of years in film. Events Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons in Angel Face Jean Merilyn Simmons (born January 31, 1929 in Crouch Hill, London, England, United Kingdom) is a British actress. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jerry Goldsmith Jerrald King Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was a famous film score composer from Los Angeles, California. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2004. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Carolyn Jones starring as Morticia Addams Carolyn Jones (April 28, 1930 - August 3, 1983) was an American actress. ... 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... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Vera Miles (b. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... Hal Ashby (September 2, 1929 - December 27, 1988) was an American film director and Academy Award winner. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Grace Kelly (1929–1982). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alain Tanner (born 6 December 1929 in Geneva) is a Swiss film director. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Cassavetes John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 - February 3, 1989) was a Greek-American actor, screenwriter, and director. ...

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