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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. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... 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 British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom, to promote their use as a record of contemporary life and manners, to promote education about film, television and... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... King Kong is a classic 1933 Hollywood horror/adventure film from RKO about a gigantic prehistoric gorilla, brought from a remote island to New York City to be exhibited as a natural wonder, that escapes to cause mass destruction. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Drive-ins are an important pop culture memory for many. ... Tweeter Center The City of Camden is the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey in the United States. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a childrens story written by L. Frank Baum, illustrated by W.W. Denslow, and first published in 1900. ... Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) was an American author, and the creator of one of the most popular books ever written in American childrens literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ... Ecstasy or Extase is a film made in 1933 by the Czech director Gustav Machaty. ... Czechoslovakia (Czech: Československo, Slovak: Česko-Slovensko/before 1990 Československo, German: Tschechoslowakei) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period). ... Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913–January 19, 2000) was an actress and communications innovator. ... The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... Michael Caine in Get Carter (1971) The United Kingdom has been influential in the technological, commercial, and artistic development of cinema. ... 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. I'm No Angel
  2. 42nd Street
  3. She Done Him Wrong
  4. Peg o' My Heart
  5. Going Hollywood

Academy Awards

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 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 1933 include:

For the film of this name, see 42nd Street (film). ... Dick Powell (1904-1963) The singer, actor, producer, and director Dick Powell was born as Richard Ewing Powell in Mountain View, Arkansas on November 14, 1904. ... Ruby Keeler, born Ethel Hilda Keeler, (August 25, 1910 - February 28, 1993), was an actress, singer, and dancer. ... Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) Ginger Rogers, (July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995), was a legendary American actress and dancer. ... Lloyd Bacon (1889-1955) was a screen, stage, and vaudeville actor and a film director. ... The 1933 live-action film Alice in Wonderland is a version of the childrens book of the same name by Lewis Carroll. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas (1937) Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Katherine Stevens) (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American film and television actress. ... Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas (1937) Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Katherine Stevens) (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American film and television actress. ... George Bancroft (September 30, 1882 - October 2, 1956) was an American actor. ... Jean Harlow, born as Harlean Carpenter, (March 3, 1911 - June 7, 1937), US film actress, became known as the original blonde bombshell, predating Marilyn Monroe as a blonde sex symbol. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Raft in They Drive by Night George Raft (September 26, 1895 - November 24, 1980) was an American film actor most closely identified with his portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s. ... Cavalcade was a spectacular stage play written by Noel Coward, premiered in London in 1931 and later made into a commercially and critically successful film, though it is little remembered now. ... Diana Wynyard (January 16, 1906 - May 13, 1964) was a British actress. ... Clive Brook (1 June 1887 - 17 November 1974) was a British actor. ... Una OConnor in The Invisible Man (1933) Una OConnor (October 23, 1880 – February 4, 1959) was an Irish actress who worked extensively in theater before becoming a notable character actress in film. ... John Sidney Blythe (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942), better known as John Barrymore, became famous as a Shakespearean actor, lauded for his Hamlet. ... Joan Crawford, photographed by Yousuf Karsh, 1948 Joan Crawford (March 23, c. ... Clark Gable from the cover of Clark Gable: Biography, Filmography, Bibliography by Chrystopher J. Spicer William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 —November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, and the biggest box-office star of the early sound film era. ... Design for Living is a black comedy written by Noel Coward which premiered in 1932. ... Fredric March photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Fredric March (Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel) (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an Academy Award winning American actor. ... 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. ... Stan Laurel Stan Laurel (June 16, 1890 – February 23, 1965), born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, was a comedian and member of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy. ... Oliver Norvell Hardy (1892–1957) Oliver Norvell Hardy (January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American film actor. ... Dinner At Eight is an episode of the television show Frasier. ... Cover of Duck Soup DVD. Duck Soup is a 1933 Marx Brothers anarchic comedy film written by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Arthur Sheekman, and Nat Perrin and directed by Leo McCarey. ... 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. ... Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. ... Flying Down to Rio is a movie made by RKO and released on December 29, 1933. ... Dolores Del Rio Dolores del Río (August 3, 1905 - April 11, 1983) was a Mexican film actress. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... Blondell in Nightmare Alley (1947 movie) Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 - December 25, 1979) was an American actress. ... Ruby Keeler, born Ethel Hilda Keeler, (August 25, 1910 - February 28, 1993), was an actress, singer, and dancer. ... Marion Davies in the 1920s Marion Davies (born January 3, 1897; died September 23, 1961) was a United States actress whose long-running relationship with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst obscured her talents. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Blondell in Nightmare Alley (1947 movie) Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 - December 25, 1979) was an American actress. ... Ruby Keeler, born Ethel Hilda Keeler, (August 25, 1910 - February 28, 1993), was an actress, singer, and dancer. ... Dick Powell (1904-1963) The singer, actor, producer, and director Dick Powell was born as Richard Ewing Powell in Mountain View, Arkansas on November 14, 1904. ... Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) Ginger Rogers, (July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995), was a legendary American actress and dancer. ... Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Clark Gable from the cover of Clark Gable: Biography, Filmography, Bibliography by Chrystopher J. Spicer William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 —November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, and the biggest box-office star of the early sound film era. ... Jean Harlow, born as Harlean Carpenter, (March 3, 1911 - June 7, 1937), US film actress, became known as the original blonde bombshell, predating Marilyn Monroe as a blonde sex symbol. ... MAE-West is a major Internet peering point located in San Jose, California. ... Cary Grant Cary Grantwas born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England on January 18, 1904, was an English-born American actor in mostly American films. ... Errol Flynn Errol Flynn as Robin Hood, one of his most famous roles Errol Leslie Thompson Flynn (June 20, 1909–October 14, 1959), was a film actor born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, most famous for his romantic swashbuckler roles. ... King Kong is a classic 1933 Hollywood horror/adventure film from RKO about a gigantic prehistoric gorilla, brought from a remote island to New York City to be exhibited as a natural wonder, that escapes to cause mass destruction. ... Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress, who was born Vina Fay Wray on a ranch near Cardston, Alberta, Canada. ... Robert Armstrong is a character in James Clavells novel Noble House. ... Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas (1937) Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Katherine Stevens) (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American film and television actress. ... Lady for a Day is a 1933 film which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... May Robson (April 19, 1858 - October 20, 1942) was an Australian-born actress and playwright. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... Little Women is a novel by Louisa May Alcott published on September 30, 1868, concerning the lives and loves of four sisters (from oldest to youngest: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy) growing up during the American Civil War. ... Katharine Hepburn Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic star of American film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Spencer Tracy Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... Ipomoea indica in Baja California Morning glory is one of several climbing plants of the following species, all belonging to the Convolvulaceae. ... Katharine Hepburn Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic star of American film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... The Mystery of the Wax Museum is a horror film from 1933, directed by Michael Curtiz for Warner Brothers. ... Lionel Atwill was a stage and film actor born in London, England in 1885 and dying in Hollywood in 1946. ... Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress, who was born Vina Fay Wray on a ranch near Cardston, Alberta, Canada. ... 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. ... Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ... Peg O My Heart is a popular song with words by Alfred Bryan and music by Fred Fisher, published March 15, 1913 and featured in the musical Ziegfeld Follies Of 1913. ... Marion Davies in the 1920s Marion Davies (born January 3, 1897; died September 23, 1961) was a United States actress whose long-running relationship with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst obscured her talents. ... In architecture, a penthouse is a building on the roof of another building, or alternatively, an apartment on the top floor of a building. ... Warner Baxter (March 29, 1889 - May 7, 1951) was an American actor. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... The Power and the Glory is a novel written by British author Graham Greene. ... Spencer Tracy Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... Charles Laughton as photographed in 1940 by Carl Van Vechten Charles Laughton (July 1, 1899 - December 15, 1962) was a British-born American stage and film actor of partial Irish Catholic extraction. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: no content If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ... Max Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was a famous American boxer of the 1930s, onetime Heavyweight Champion of the World, and actor. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... Primo Carnera (October 26, 1906 - June 29, 1967) was an Italian boxer who became the World Heavyweight champion. ... This article is about the boxer named Jack Dempsey. ... Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) Ginger Rogers, (July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995), was a legendary American actress and dancer. ... This highly fictionalized feature film, based on the life of Queen Christina of Sweden, starred Greta Garbo and John Gilbert and was released in December 1933. ... Greta Garbo Greta Garbo (September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. ... Paul Lukas (May 26, 1887 - August 15, 1971) was a Hungarian actor. ... Gloria Stuart in The Invisible Man (1933) Gloria Stuart, born July 4, 1910 (some sources state 1909) is an American stage, television and film actress. ... Lionel Atwill was a stage and film actor born in London, England in 1885 and dying in Hollywood in 1946. ... Secrets is a 1933 film starring Mary Pickford in her last role. ... 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. ... She Done Him Wrong is a movie that was released in 1933 about a bawdy nightclub singer named Lady Lou that was set in the 1890s. ... Cary Grant Cary Grantwas born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England on January 18, 1904, was an English-born American actor in mostly American films. ... MAE-West is a major Internet peering point located in San Jose, California. ... The Son of Kong is a 1933 Hollywood horror/adventure film sequel to the popular King Kong released by RKO. External links The Son of Kong at the Internet Movie Database Categories: Movie stubs | 1933 films ... Robert Armstrong is a character in James Clavells novel Noble House. ... Sons of the Desert is a 1933 film starring Laurel & Hardy, and directed by William A. Seiter. ... Stan Laurel Stan Laurel (June 16, 1890 – February 23, 1965), born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, was a comedian and member of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy. ... Oliver Norvell Hardy (1892–1957) Oliver Norvell Hardy (January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American film actor. ... State Fair is the title of a 1933 movie directed by Henry King and starring Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, and Lew Ayres. ... Janet Gaynor (born October 6, 1906; died September 14, 1984) was an actress who in 1928 was the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Will Rogers. ... publicity photo for Ayres Lew Ayres (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. ... Miriam Hopkins in the title role of Becky Sharp (1935) Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902–October 9, 1972) was an American actress. ... Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the novel A Study In Scarlet, the first Sherlock Holmes story, in 1886 at the age of 27. ... Carole Lombard Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress. ... Randolph Scott (left) with Cary Grant George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987), generally known as Randolph Scott, was an American film actor whose career spanned the sound era from the late 1920s to the early 1960s. ... The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse) is a 1933 movie by director Fritz Lang, his second sound film, and the second to feature the villain Dr. Mabuse (if the first, , is counted as one movie in two parts rather than as two films). ... 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. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ... Fredric March photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Fredric March (Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel) (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an Academy Award winning American actor. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... John Sidney Blythe (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942), better known as John Barrymore, became famous as a Shakespearean actor, lauded for his Hamlet. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... Marie Dressler (born November 9, 1868; died July 28, 1934) was a Canadian actress. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Lee Tracy (William Lee Tracy April 14, 1898 – October 18, 1968) is an actor. ... Mae Clarke was born Violet Mary Klotz on August 16, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Lionel Atwill was a stage and film actor born in London, England in 1885 and dying in Hollywood in 1946. ... Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress, who was born Vina Fay Wray on a ranch near Cardston, Alberta, Canada. ... Ann Harding (August 7, 1901 - September 1, 1981) was an American actress. ... Robert Montgomery (May 21, 1904 – September 27, 1981) was an American actor and director. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... Frankie Darro (December 22, 1917 – December 25, 1976), is a cartoon actor and character actor. ... George Arliss was born in London as George Augustus Andrewes on 10 April 1868 and died on 5 February 1946. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ...

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

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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Silly Symphonies was an acclaimed series of animated short subjects produced by Walt Disney Productions from 1929 to 1938. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... See also: 1938 in film 1939 1940 in film 1930s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... 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. ... Looney Tunes is a Warner Brothers cartoon series that preceded the Merrie Melodies series, and is both WBs first animated theatrical series and the second longest continuous animated series in any medium. ... 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... See also: 1968 in film 1969 1970 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... Flip the Frog was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayers first sound cartoon. ... 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... Mighty Mouse, the signature character of the studio. ... 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... See also: 1963 in film 1964 1965 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... Merrie Melodies end title Merrie Melodies is the name of a series of animated cartoons distributed by Warner Bros. ... See also: 1930 in film 1931 1932 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore Academy Awards Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul... See also: 1968 in film 1969 1970 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... Scrappy is a cartoon character created by Sid Marcus for Charles Mintzs Krazy Kat Studio. ... See also: 1930 in film 1931 1932 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore Academy Awards Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul... See also: 1940 in film 1941 1942 in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films Sergeant York Buck Privates, starring Abbott and Costello Tobacco Road Academy Awards Best Picture: How Green Was My Valley - 20th Century-Fox Best Actor: Gary Cooper - Sergeant York Best Actress... Tom and Jerry were fictional characters that starred in a series of early sound cartoons produced by Van Beuren Studios. ... See also: 1930 in film 1931 1932 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore Academy Awards Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul... Betty Boop from the opening title sequence of the earliest entries in the Betty Boop Cartoons series. ... 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. ... See also: 1938 in film 1939 1940 in film 1930s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history. ... Popeye from an opening still from a 1950s Famous Studios cartoon short, with his characteristic corncob pipe and single good eye. ... See also: 1956 in film 1957 1958 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... 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. ... Willie Whopper was the second and final animated short subjects series produced by the Ub Iwerks studio for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ...

Births

January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Boorman (born January 18, 1933 in Shepperton, Surrey, United Kingdom), is a British filmmaker, currently based in Ireland, best known for his feature films such as Point Blank, Deliverance, Excalibur, and The General. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mary Ure (February 18, 1933 - April 3, 1975) was a British actress. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... May Britt (born Maybritt Wilkens in Lidingö, Sweden on March 22, 1933), had a brief career as movie actress in the 1950s, in Italy first and in the USA afterwards. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield (April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress and sex symbol. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Daniel Louis Aiello, Jr. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... Judy Tyler Judy Tyler, born October 9, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States – died July 4, 1957 near Laramie, Wyoming, was an actress. ...

Deaths


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King Kong (1933 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (764 words)
The film, directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, is notable for Willis O'Brien's stop-motion animation, Max Steiner's musical score, and actress Fay Wray's performance as the ape's improbable love interest.
Amazingly the now classic film was not nominated for any Academy Awards, however it's speculated that the film would have won best special effects for many of the films groundbreaking effects if the award had existed at the time.
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