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See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ... 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

January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Samuel Goldwyn (August 17, 1879, Warsaw, Poland – January 31, 1974, Los Angeles, California, United States) was a major producer of motion pictures. ... 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. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Leslie Townes Hope KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), best known as Bob Hope, was a famous entertainer, having appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, movies and in army concerts. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Shirley Temple in Glad Rags to Riches Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928), later known as Shirley Temple Black, was an American film child actress (considered by many to be the most famous child actor in history) and diplomat. ... Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Production Code - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Babes in Toyland is a musical film that starred Laurel and Hardy as comic relief. ... Laurel and Hardy Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are probably the most famous comedy duo in film history. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Top grossing films

  1. Viva Villa!
  2. The Black Cat
  3. Let's Try Again

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. ... It Happened One Night is a 1934 romantic comedy in which an elite socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her fathers thumb, and falls in with a rogue reporter (Clark Gable). ... The Columbia Pictures logo, used from 1993 to current. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... The Academy Award for Directing 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. ... Frank Capra Frank Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an American film director and a major creative force behind a number of highly popular films. ...

Movies released

Movies released in 1934 include:

Anne of Green Gables boxed set Anne of Green Gables, a childrens book by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, was first published in 1908. ... Anne Shirley is a fictional character from the novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. ... The Barretts of Wimpole Street is a 1934 film detailing the real-life romance between poets Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March), despite the opposition of her father, played by Charles Laughton. ... 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. ... 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. ... Not to be confused with the later actress Maureen OHara. ... Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was an Canadian actress born in Montreal, Quebec. ... MAE-West is a major Internet peering point located in San Jose, California. ... Boris Karloff Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 - February 2, 1969), born William Henry Pratt, was a famous actor in horror films. ... Bela Lugosi as Dracula United States stamp Béla Lugosi was the stage name of actor Béla Ferenc DezsÅ‘ Blaskó (October 20, 1882–August 16, 1956). ... The name Bright Eyes has multiple meanings The indie rock band. ... Shirley Temple in Glad Rags to Riches Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928), later known as Shirley Temple Black, was an American film child actress (considered by many to be the most famous child actor in history) and diplomat. ... 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. ... Frank Capra Frank Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an American film director and a major creative force behind a number of highly popular films. ... Ronald Colman (February 9, 1891 – May 19, 1958) was an English actor. ... Perry Mason is a fictional defense attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner and who was portrayed by Raymond Burr in a television series which ran on CBS from 1957 to 1966. ... Ramon Navarro Ramón Novarro (February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968) was a Mexican actor who achieved fame as a Latin lover in silent films. ... 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). ... Warner Oland born October 3, 1879 - died August 6, 1938, was a Swedish actor most remembered for his role as Charlie Chan. ... Warner Oland born October 3, 1879 - died August 6, 1938, was a Swedish actor most remembered for his role as Charlie Chan. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Clairvoyant (also known as The Evil Mind) is a 1934 film starring Claude Rains and Fay Wray, and directed by Maurice Elvey. ... Claude Rains (November 10, 1889 - May 30, 1967) was an English actor. ... 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. ... Cleopatra is the name of several movies about the last Egyptian queen of the same name. ... Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 - January 21, 1959) was one of the most successful filmmakers during the first half of the 20th century. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) is a classic adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... Friedrich Robert Donath (March 18, 1905 – June 9, 1958) was a distinguished English film and stage actor of English, Polish and German descent. ... Claude Rains (November 10, 1889 - May 30, 1967) was an English actor. ... A statue of an armoured knight of the Middle Ages For the chess piece, see knight (chess). ... Busby Berkeley (November 29, 1895–March 14, 1976), born William Berkeley Enos in Los Angeles, California, was a highly influential Hollywood movie director and musical choreographer famous for his complex musical production numbers that often involved complex geometric patterns Berkeleys quintessential works used legions of chorus girls as geometric... 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. ... Blondell in Nightmare Alley (1947 movie) Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 - December 25, 1979) was an American actress. ... Zazu Pitts sporting her famous bob hairstyle ZaSu Pitts (3 January 1894–7 June 1963) was a United States movie actress. ... Berton Churchill (December 9, 1876 _ October 10, 1940) was a Canadian actor. ... Edward G. Robinson (December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Jewish-American actor of stage and film. ... Robert Young (February 22, 1907 - July 21, 1998) was a popular American actor, who was the son of an Irish immigrant father and an American-born mother. ... 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. ... William Powell, elegant and ironic actor William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 - March 5, 1984) was an American actor, noted for his sophisticated, cynical roles. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ... Robert Montgomery (May 21, 1904 – September 27, 1981) was an American actor and director. ... 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. ... 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. ... Carole Lombard Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress. ... The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 film that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... Fred Astaire Fred Astaire (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987), born Frederick Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska, was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor of Austrian and German descent. ... Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) Ginger Rogers, (July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995), was a legendary American actress and dancer. ... 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. ... Here Comes the Navy is a 1934 romantic comedy starring James Cagney, Pat OBrien and Gloria Stuart. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... James Cagney (center) and OBrien (right) in Angels with Dirty Faces Pat OBrien (November 11, 1899 - October 15, 1983), born William Joseph Patrick OBrien, was a movie actor with over 100 screen credits. ... The House of Rothschild is a 1934 film which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... George Arliss was born in London as George Augustus Andrewes on 10 April 1868 and died on 5 February 1946. ... Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. ... Imitation of Life is the title of a popular 1933 novel by Fannie Hurst, which was adapted into two successful films for Universal Pictures: a black-and-white film in 1934, and a color remake in 1959. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... It Happened One Night is a 1934 romantic comedy in which an elite socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her fathers thumb, and falls in with a rogue reporter (Clark Gable). ... 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. ... Photo still of Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 _ July 30, 1996) was a French-American actress. ... Frank Capra Frank Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an American film director and a major creative force behind a number of highly popular films. ... Its a Gift is a 1934 comedy film starring W. C. Fields. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ... Will Rogers. ... Eddie Cantor in the 1920s Eddie Cantor (born January 31, 1892; died October 10, 1964) was a comedian, singer, actor, songwriter, and one of the most popular entertainers in the United States of America in the early and middle 20th century. ... Clive Brook (1 June 1887 - 17 November 1974) was a British actor. ... Diana Wynyard (January 16, 1906 - May 13, 1964) was a British actress. ... Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1911 - January 1, 1960) was an American actress. ... 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. ... Devoutly Roman Catholic Joplin, Missouri-born actor (of German extraction) who began acting in the 1930s, opposite Katharine Hepburn, among others; he continued appearing in films during the war years while serving in Special Services as actor and director of Army Air Force camp shows and training films. ... Little Miss Marker (also known as The Girl in Pawn) is a 1934 film which tells the story of a young girl whose father gives her to a gangster as collateral to pay off a gambling debt. ... Shirley Temple in Glad Rags to Riches Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928), later known as Shirley Temple Black, was an American film child actress (considered by many to be the most famous child actor in history) and diplomat. ... The Lost Patrol is the solo music project of Swedish Punk Rock great Dennis Lyxzén. ... Victor McLaglen (1883-1959) was a boxer and actor. ... Boris Karloff Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 - February 2, 1969), born William Henry Pratt, was a famous actor in horror films. ... Ford as Det. ... John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), nicknamed Duke, was an American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. ... Dolores Del Rio Dolores del Río (August 3, 1905 - April 11, 1983) was a Mexican film actress. ... John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), nicknamed Duke, was an American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. ... Man Of Aran is a documentary film on life on the Aran Islands by Robert J. Flaherty (1934). ... The Man Who Knew Too Much was a 1934 suspense 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. ... Leslie Banks (June 9, 1890 – 21 April 1952) was a British theatre and film actor, director and producer. ... Peter Lorre, 1946, by Yousuf Karsh Peter Lorre (June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964) was an actor especially known for playing roles with sinister overtones in Hollywood crime films and mysteries. ... Edward G. Robinson (December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Jewish-American actor of stage and film. ... Manhattan Melodrama (1934) is a crime melodrama film, produced by MGM Pictures. ... 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. ... William Powell, elegant and ironic actor William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 - March 5, 1984) was an American actor, noted for his sophisticated, cynical roles. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... The Merry Widow is a musical comedy or operetta of 1905, by the Austro-Hungarian composer, Franz Lehár. ... 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). ... Of Human Bondage (1915) is a novel by William Somerset Maugham. ... Leslie Howard (April 3, 1893 – June 1, 1943) was a British film actor. ... This article is about Bette Davis the actress; there is also singer named Betty Davis. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ... Our Daily Bread is a devotional booklet published by RBC Ministries. ... Karen Morley (December 12, 1909 - March 8, 2003) was an American film actress. ... Tom Keene is an actor born on December 30 1896 in Rochester, New York, died on 4th August 1963. ... Miriam Hopkins in the title role of Becky Sharp (1935) Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902–October 9, 1972) was an American actress. ... Joel McCrea in Foreign Correspondent Joel Albert McCrea, (November 5, 1905 - October 20, 1990) was an American film actor. ... 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. ... Riptide redirects here. ... Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was an Canadian actress born in Montreal, Quebec. ... Robert Montgomery (May 21, 1904 – September 27, 1981) was an American actor and director. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Scarlet Pimpernel is a classic adventure novel by Baroness Orczy. ... Leslie Howard (April 3, 1893 – June 1, 1943) was a British film actor. ... Merle Oberon (February 19, 1911 – November 23, 1979), born Estelle Merle OBrien Thompson, was a film actress, known for her sultry looks. ... Charles Sherman Ruggles (February 8, 1886 - December 23, 1970) was a comic American actor. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ... 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. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ... Warner Baxter (March 29, 1889 - May 7, 1951) was an American actor. ... Shirley Temple in Glad Rags to Riches Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928), later known as Shirley Temple Black, was an American film child actress (considered by many to be the most famous child actor in history) and diplomat. ... John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), nicknamed Duke, was an American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. ... Weissmuller, left (with actor George OBrien) Johnny Weissmuller (June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an Austrian-born American swimmer and actor. ... Not to be confused with the later actress Maureen OHara. ... DVD cover The Thin Man is the title of the first of six comic detective films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a hard-drinking and flirtatious married couple who banter wittily as they easily solve crimes. ... William Powell, elegant and ironic actor William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 - March 5, 1984) was an American actor, noted for his sophisticated, cynical roles. ... Myrna Loy in the 1930s Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 - December 14, 1993) was a United States motion picture actress. ... John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), nicknamed Duke, was an American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. ... Treasure Island. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Jackie Cooper as a child actor Jackie Cooper (born John Cooper, Jr. ... Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens in German) is a propaganda film by the German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, documenting the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg. ... Riefenstahl in The Blue Light, 1931 Berta Helene Amalie Leni Riefenstahl (August 22, 1902 - September 8, 2003) was a German actress, director and filmmaker widely noted for her aesthetics and advances in film technique. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s The 20th century lasted from 1901 to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar (often from (1900 to 1999 in common usage). ... John Sidney Blythe (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942), better known as John Barrymore, became famous as a Shakespearean actor, lauded for his Hamlet. ... Carole Lombard Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress. ... James Cagney (center) and OBrien (right) in Angels with Dirty Faces Pat OBrien (November 11, 1899 - October 15, 1983), born William Joseph Patrick OBrien, was a movie actor with over 100 screen credits. ... 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. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Leo Carrillo, born August 6, 1880 in Los Angeles, California - died September 10, 1961 in Santa Monica, California, was an actor and conservationist. ... 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. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Carole Lombard Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress. ... Edna May Oliver (November 9, 1883 – November 9, 1942) (born Edna May Nutter) was a film actress. ... Billie Burke. ... Marguerita Maria Mady Christians (January 19, 1900 - October 28, 1951) was a Vienna-born actress. ... Jean Parker (born Lois Mae Green on August 11, 1915, in Deer Lodge, Montana) is an American movie actress. ... Charles Bickford (January 1, 1891 - November 9, 1967) was an American actor, who was born in United States and appearing the productions. ... 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. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ...

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: 1925 in film 1926 1927 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events August - Warner Brothers debuts the first Vitaphone film, Don Juan. ... 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

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. ... 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... 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: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... 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. ... Willie Whopper was the second and final animated short subjects series produced by the Ub Iwerks studio for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... 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: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ...

Births

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Bill Bixby with Lou Ferrigno in a promotional photo for The Incredible Hulk Wilfred Bailey Bixby (born January 22, 1934; died November 21, 1993), better known as Bill Bixby, was an actor and frequent game show panelist who starred in a number of popular American television series, notably as the... 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. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tina Louise (born February 11, 1934) is an American film and television actress. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Sophia Loren in 1955 Sophia Loren (born September 20, 1934) is considered to be the most famous Italian actress of all time. ...

Deaths


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