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The year 1947 in film involved some significant events. This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The table of years in film is a tabular display of all years in film, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... See also: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... 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. ... // Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history (see below: 1939 in film#Films released in 1939, for a list with over 20 classics). ... 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. ... The year 1941 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour. ... See also: 1942 in film 1943 1944 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America For Whom the Bell Tolls The Song of Bernadette This is the Army Stage Door Canteen Random Harvest Star Spangled Rhythm Casablanca Journey Into Fear Academy Awards Best... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... // Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring ghost named Casper With Rossellinis Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... The year 1948 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1948 in film 1949 1950 in film 1940s in film 1950s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America Adams Rib Jolson Sings Again Pinky I Was a Male War Bride, The Snake Pit, Joan of Arc Academy Awards Best Picture: All the... See also: 1949 in film 1950 1951 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios animated film Cinderella debuts. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1953 in film 1954 1955 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events May 12 - The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces wife Marion Benda. ... // Events November 3 - The musical Guys and Dolls, starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, debuts. ... See also: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... // October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... See also: 1943 in television, other events of 1944, 1945 in television and the list of years in television. // Events May 22 - The FCC increases its limits for single ownership of television stations from three to five. ... See also: 1944 in television, other events of 1945, 1946 in television and the list of years in television. Television shows The Voice of Firestone Televues (1943-1947). ... The year 1946 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1946 in television, other events of 1947, 1948 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 30 – The FCC rejects CBS color television system. ... See also: 1947 in television, other events of 1948, 1949 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 5 - BBC Television Newsreel first broadcast. ... See also: 1948 in television, other events of 1949, 1950 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 3 - Colgate Theatre premieres on NBC. January 11 - A 2 hour special on all networks celebrates the linking of the eastern and midwestern networks via coaxial cable. ... See also: 1949 in television, other events of 1950, 1951 in television and the list of years in television. // Events February 12 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) inaugurated. ... // January 11 - Fireside chat: State of the Union Message to Congress June 5 - Fireside chat: On the Fall of Rome June 12 - Fireside chat: Opening Fifth War Loan Drive (last fireside chat) January 25 - The black maid character Beulah, played by Marlin Hunt, debuts on Fibber McGee and Molly. ... // March 15 - The Academy Awards are broadcast on the radio in their entirety for the first time. ... // January 21 - The Fat Man debuts on ABC. February 2 - Twenty Questions debuts on Mutual. ... See also: 1946 in radio 1947 1948 in radio 1940s in radio years in radio radio radio programming radio comedy radio drama old-time radio Events January 2 - Much Binding In The Marsh was first broadcast by the BBC February 10 - The Netherlands Radio Union is established February 17 - Propaganda... Events March 23 - Take It From Here was first broadcast by the BBC. April 3 - The Louisiana Hayride from Shreveport makes its debut. ... // January 9 - Screen Directors Playhouse premiers on NBC. February 18 - Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar (1949-1962) debuts on CBS. Categories: | | | ... Events May 1 - Springbok Radio became the first commercial radio station in South Africa. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // The 1910s represent the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th Century. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Face The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... -1... 1947 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Stuart Piggott begins excavations at Cairnpapple Hill in Scotland Publications Finds Awards Miscellaneous Births 28 May: Zahi Hawass, Egyptologist Deaths Julio C. Tello, Peruvian archaeologist See also List of years in archaeology 1946 in archaeology 1948 in archaeology Categories: 1947 | Years in archaeology ... -1... -1... // August 7 - Carlo Bergonzi makes his professional debut as Schaunard in La Bohème at the Arena Argentina in Catania. ... -1... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The decade of the 1870s in film involved some significant events. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1880s. ... An incomplete list of films made in the 1890s: // Blacksmith Scene Dickson Greeting (1891) The Kiss (1896) This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... See also: 1888 in film 1889 in film 1890 1891 in film 1892 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births January 4 - Weyler Hildebrand, swedish actor, director and writer. ... // W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the Black Maria in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed. ... See also: 1891 in film 1892 1892 films 1893 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births April 2 - Jack Warner, Hollywood studio founder (d. ... See also: 1892 in film 1893 1893 films 1894 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births September 26 – Gladys Brockwell, American actress (d. ... See also: 1893 in film 1894 1894 films 1895 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. ... Events March 22 - First display of motion pictures by Auguste and Louis Lumière (private screening). ... See also: 1895 in film 1896 1896 films 1897 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January - In Britain, Birt Acres and Robert W. Paul developed their own film projector, the Theatrograph (later known as the Animatograph). ... See also: 19th century in film 1896 in film 1897 1898 in film years in film film Events 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp. ... See also: 19th century in film 1897 in film 1898 1899 in film years in film film Events Births September 14 - Hal B. Wallis, major American film producer (d. ... See also: 19th century in film 1898 in film 1899 1900 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères is founded. ... The following is a list of films made from 1900 through 1909. ... See also: 19th century in film 1899 in film 1900 1901 in film 1900s in film years in film film Events Births January 1 - Mildred Davis, actress (d. ... See also: 1900 in film 1901 1902 in film years in film film Events Edwin S. Porteris put in charge of Thomas Edisons motion-picture production company. ... Events March 10 - Circuit Courts decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology. ... See also: 1902 in film 1903 1904 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Edwin S. Porter The Magic Lantern / La Lanterne magicue, produced by Georges Méliès What Happened in the Tunnel Births January 18 - Werner Hinz, actor (d. ... See also: 1903 in film 1904 1905 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Siegmund Lubin (a remake of the 1903 classic. ... See also: 1904 in film 1905 1906 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères colors black and white films by machine. ... // Events 26 December - The worlds first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released. ... Events January 19 - Variety publishes its first film review November 28 - In Haverville, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater (in a few years he had the largest theater chain in New England and in 1917 he founded his own production company, which eventually became... See also: 1907 in film 1908 1909 in film years in film film Events Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands of nonmember producers. ... See also: 1908 in film 1909 1910 in film years in film film Events none Births January 1 - Dana Andrews, actor (d. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1910s. ... See also: 1909 in film 1910 1911 in film years in film film Events The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel. ... See also: 1910 in film 1911 1912 in film years in film film Events October 27: David Horsleys, Nestor Motion Picture Company opens the first motion picture studio in Hollywood. ... See also: 1911 in film 1912 1913 in film years in film film Events Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company, Keystone Studios, that played an important role in developing slapstick comedy. ... // Events The Squaw Man, the first Hollywood feature film, is made. ... See also: 1913 in film 1914 1915 in film years in film film Events The 3,300-seat Strand Theater opens in New York City. ... // Events June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors Association (MPDA) was formed by twenty-six film directors in Los Angeles, California. ... // Events November 19 - Samuel Goldfish (later renamed Samuel Goldwyn) and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Company (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers). ... See also: 1916 in film 1917 1918 in film years in film film Events Technicolor is introduced Top grossing films Cleopatra Movies released Movies released in 1917 include: The Adventurer, a Charlie Chaplin short. ... 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. ... 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. ... List of 1920s films Films released in the 1920s include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Metropolis (1927) ok yeash your gay this site sucks! 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... 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. ... 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: 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: 1922 in film 1923 1924 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers. ... See also: 1923 in film 1924 1925 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. ... 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. ... // August - Warner Brothers debuts the first Vitaphone film, Don Juan. ... 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: 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: 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. ... 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 ... 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... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric March - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... 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: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... 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: 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). ... 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: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... 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. ... // Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history (see below: 1939 in film#Films released in 1939, for a list with over 20 classics). ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1940s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1940s ... 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. ... The year 1941 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour. ... See also: 1942 in film 1943 1944 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America For Whom the Bell Tolls The Song of Bernadette This is the Army Stage Door Canteen Random Harvest Star Spangled Rhythm Casablanca Journey Into Fear Academy Awards Best... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... // Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring ghost named Casper With Rossellinis Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... The year 1948 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1948 in film 1949 1950 in film 1940s in film 1950s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America Adams Rib Jolson Sings Again Pinky I Was a Male War Bride, The Snake Pit, Joan of Arc Academy Awards Best Picture: All the... The decade of the 1950s in film involved many significant films. ... See also: 1949 in film 1950 1951 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios animated film Cinderella debuts. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1953 in film 1954 1955 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events May 12 - The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces wife Marion Benda. ... // Events November 3 - The musical Guys and Dolls, starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, debuts. ... See also: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... // October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... // Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... This list includes popular, acclaimed, and otherwise significant (for whatever reason) films of all countries from 1960 to 1969. ... See also: 1959 in film 1960 1961 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events April 20 - for the first time since coming home from military service in Germany, Elvis Presley returns to Hollywood, California to film G.I. Blues August 10 - Filming of West... See also: 1960 in film 1961 1962 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Last Year at Marienbad (Lannée dernière à Marienbad) released Top grossing films North America The Guns of Navarone Exodus The Parent Trap The Absent-Minded Professor The Alamo Swiss Family Robinson... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Best Actress: Julie Christie... // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor... Lauren steiger, born in 1992 at Royal Womens hospital started acting and modelling at the age of 2 and is now currently 15 working in Milan on the catwalks. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... // Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... The decade of the 1970s in film involved many significant films. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Films made in the 1990s included: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Above the Rim (1994) Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) Ace Ventura: Pet... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The first decade of the 2000s in film involved many significant films. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and three film franchises from that year, which again appear this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, and Oceans Thirteen, and in... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones 4, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy 3, The Dark Knight, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, Bond 22, Madagascar 2: The Crate Escape, Harry... 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is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... 80th Congress (1947-1949) Congressional Profile Total Membership: 435 Representatives, 2 Delegates, 1 Resident Commissioner Party Divisions: 246 Republicans, 188 Democrats, 1 American-Labor Leadership & Officers Speaker of the House: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. ... Contempt of Congress is the act of obstructing the work of the United States Congress or one of its committees. ... The Hollywood Ten was a group of American screenwriters, actors, and directors, alleged members of the Communist Party, who were convicted of contempt of Congress during the height of the Red Scare. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Waldorf Statement was a two-page press release issued on November 25, 1947 by Eric Johnston, President of the Motion Picture Association of America, following a closed-door meeting by forty-eight motion picture company executives at New York Citys Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... Protestors opposing the jailing of the Hollywood Ten in 1950 (from the 1987 documentary Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist). ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. The Best Years of Our Lives
  2. Duel in the Sun
  3. tie The Jolson Story, Forever Amber
  4. Unconquered

The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 movie about three servicemen (an air force officer, an infantry sergeant, and an ordinary sailor) trying to piece their lives back together after coming back home from World War II. It is based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor, Glory for... Duel in the Sun is a 1946 Western film which tells the story of a half-Hispanic girl who goes to live with her Anglo relatives, becoming involved in prejudice and forbidden love. ... The Jolson Story is a 1946 autobiographical film which tells the life story of singer and actor Al Jolson. ... Forever Amber is a romance novel by Kathleen Winsor that was made into a movie by 20th Century Fox. ... Unconquered (1947) was produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount. ...

Awards

Academy Awards: The 20th Academy Awards spread awards around, with no film receiving more than 3 awards, the last time this would happen until the 78th Academy Awards. ...

Best Picture: Gentleman's Agreement - 20th Century-Fox
Best Director: Elia Kazan - Gentleman's Agreement
Best Actor: Ronald Colman - A Double Life
Best Actress: Loretta Young - The Farmer's Daughter
Best Supporting Actor: Edmund Gwenn - Miracle on 34th Street
Best Supporting Actress: Celeste Holm - Gentleman's Agreement

Golden Globe Awards: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Gentlemans Agreement is a 1947 film about a journalist (played by Gregory Peck) who falsely represents himself as a Jew to research anti-semitism in the affluent community of Darien, Connecticut. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to directors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ... Elia Kazan, (Greek: Ηλίας Καζάν, IPA: ), (September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American film and theatre director, film and theatrical producer, screenwriter, novelist and cofounder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors 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. ... Ronald Colman (February 9, 1891 – May 19, 1958) was an Oscar-winning British actor. ... A Double Life is a 1947 film noir film which tells the story of an actor whose personal life takes on the characters that he is portraying. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses 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. ... Loretta Young in 1935 Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... The Farmers Daughter is a 1947 movie which tells the story of a Minnesota farmgirl who ends up working as a maid for a Congressman and his politically-connected mother. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors 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. ... Edmund Gwenn (September 26, 1877–September 6, 1959) was a British theatre and film actor. ... Miracle on 34th Street (also titled The Big Heart in the UK) is a 1947 film which tells the story of a gentle old man, working as a Santa Claus at Macys department store in New York City, who contends that he is the real Santa. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses 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. ... Celeste Holm (b. ... The 5th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best achievements in 1947 filmmaking, were held on 10 March 1948 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. ...

Best Picture: Gentleman's Agreement
Best Director: Elia Kazan - Gentleman's Agreement
Best Actor: Ronald Colman - A Double Life
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell - Mourning Becomes Electra

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not awarded Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 - November 28, 1976) was a four-time Academy Award nominated and Tony Award winning American film, stage actress. ... Mourning Becomes Electra is the title for a trilogy of plays by Eugene ONeill, first performed in 1931. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...


Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival) The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

Siréna, directed by Karel Stekly (Czechoslovakia)

Siréna is a 1947 Czechoslovakian film about striking miners. ... Karel Steklý (1903-1987) was a Czech film director of international renown. ...

Films released in 1947

This page is about the film. ... Brighton Rock is a novel by Graham Greene, published in 1938, and later made into a 1947 film. ... Buck Privates Come Home is a 1947 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. ... William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) was an American actor, producer and comedian born in Asbury Park, New Jersey. ... Lou Costello, born Louis Francis Cristillo, March 6, 1906 - March 3, 1959), was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. ... Crossfire is a 1947 film which dealt with the theme of anti-semitism, as did that years Academy Award for Best Picture winner, Gentlemans Agreement. ... Desert Fury is a 1947 Paramount motion picture starring John Hodiak and Lizabeth Scott, with Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey, and Mary Astor. ... A Double Life is a 1947 film noir film which tells the story of an actor whose personal life takes on the characters that he is portraying. ... Fame is the Spur is a novel by Howard Spring published in 1940. ... Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood in The Lady Vanishes (1938) Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave, KBE (March 20, 1908 — March 21, 1985) was an English actor and the son of the Australian silent film star Roy Redgrave and the actress Margaret Scudamore. ... The Farmers Daughter is a 1947 movie which tells the story of a Minnesota farmgirl who ends up working as a maid for a Congressman and his politically-connected mother. ... Forever Amber is a romance novel by Kathleen Winsor that was made into a movie by 20th Century Fox. ... Gentlemans Agreement is a 1947 film about a journalist (played by Gregory Peck) who falsely represents himself as a Jew to research anti-semitism in the affluent community of Darien, Connecticut. ... Hi De Ho (also known as Hi-De-Ho) is a 1947 American musical film which was released by All American and has an African-American cast. ... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994) was a famous American jazz singer and bandleader. ... Hue and Cry (1947) is a British film directed by Charles Crichton and starring Alastair Sim and Harry Fowler. ... Ealing Studios, a television and film production company and facilities provider at Ealing Green in West London, claims to be the oldest film studio in the world. ... It Always Rains on Sunday is a 1947 film adaptation of the eponymous novel by Arthur La Bern, adapted and directed by Robert Hamer. ... The Last Stage was a 1947 feature film by Wanda Jakubowska, depicting her experiences in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. The film was one of the earliest cinematic efforts to describe the Holocaust, and it is still quoted extensively by succeeding directors, including Steven Spielberg in Schindler... Life with Father is the title of a humorous autobiographical book of stories written in 1936 by Clarence Day, Jr. ... Miracle on 34th Street (also titled The Big Heart in the UK) is a 1947 film which tells the story of a gentle old man, working as a Santa Claus at Macys department store in New York City, who contends that he is the real Santa. ... Mourning Becomes Electra is the title for a trilogy of plays by Eugene ONeill, first performed in 1931. ... Nightmare Alley is a 20th Century Fox film noir released in 1947. ... Odd Man Out (1947) is classic post WW 2 British film noir starring James Mason as an Irish republican operative running from the military state that was Northern Ireland after a botched bank robbery meant to replenish republican coffers. ... Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director, winner of an Academy Award for his film version of the musical, Oliver! (1968). ... This article is about the 1947 film; there was also a 1998 documentary of the same name. ... The Pirate is a slang term for a supposed sex move performed during oral sex. ... Quai des Orfèvres is a 1947 film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. ... Road to Rio is a 1948 comedy film, directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Frederica Sagor Maas (born Frederica Sagor, July 6, 1900, New York City) is an American playwright, essayist and author, the youngest daughter of Russian immigrants. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Jean-Pierre Aumont (January 5, 1911 – January 29, 2001) was a French actor. ... Brian Donlevy in The Big Combo Brian Donlevy (born Waldo Bruce Donlevy on February 9, 1901 in Cleveland, Ohio, died April 6, 1972 in Woodland Hills, California) was an American actor, known for many film roles from the 1930s to the 1960s. ... Unconquered (1947) was produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount. ... To Live in Peace (Italian: Vivere in pace is a 1947 Italian comedy-drama war film directed by Luigi Zampa. ... The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap is a 1947 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. ... William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) was an American actor, producer and comedian born in Asbury Park, New Jersey. ... Lou Costello, born Louis Francis Cristillo, March 6, 1906 - March 3, 1959), was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. ...

Serials

Son of Zorro (1947) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Jesse James Rides Again (1947) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Clayton Moore (September 14, 1914 - December 28, 1999) was an American actor best known for playing the fictional western character The Lone Ranger. ... Linda Stirling (11 October 1921 - 20 July 1997) was an American showgirl, model and actress. ... The Black Widow (1947) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Bruce Edwards may refer to: Bruce Edwards: (1914-2002) a film actor Bruce Edwards: (1923-1975) a baseball player Bruce Edwards: (1954-2004) a golf caddie This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Sea Hound (1947) is a Columbia movie serial starring Buster Crabbe based on the radio show The Sea Hound. ... Brick Bradford (1947) is a Columbia movie serial based on the comic strip Brick Bradford. ...

Short film series

Mickey Mouse is an Academy Award-winning comic animal cartoon character who has become an icon for The Walt Disney Company. ... Looney Tunes opening title Looney Tunes is a Warner Brothers animated cartoon series which ran in many movie theatres from 1930 to 1969. ... Mighty Mouse, the signature character of the studio. ... Merrie Melodies end title Merrie Melodies is the name of a series of animated cartoons distributed by Warner Bros. ... The Three Stooges was an American comedy act in the 20th century. ... Donald Duck is an animated cartoon and comic-book character from Walt Disney Productions. ... 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: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... Andy Panda was a series of animated cartoon short subjects produced by Walter Lantz and released by Universal Pictures from 1939 to 1949. ... Color Rhapsody Title Card Color Rhapsodies was a series of usually one-shot animated cartoon shorts produced by the Screen Gems studio for Columbia Pictures. ... The Fox and the Crow are a pair of anthropomorphic cartoon characters created by Frank Tashlin for the Screen Gems studio. ... Bugs Bunny is an Academy Award-winning fictional animated rabbit who appears in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated films produced by Warner Bros. ... Chip and Dale emerging from a pile of peanuts, from Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers Chip n Dale are two fictional, animated chipmunks created by The Walt Disney Company. ... Red Hot Riding Hood is an animated cartoon short subject, directed by Tex Avery and released on May 8, 1943 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... For other uses, see Popeye (disambiguation). ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... // October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... // Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A Mighty Mouse poster. ... Adjectives: Plutonian Atmosphere Surface pressure: 0. ... It has been suggested that Goofy holler be merged into this article or section. ... Woody Woodpecker, from the opening title sequence for the 1951 short Puny Express. ... For the shortwave radio station, see Yosemite Sam (shortwave). ...

Births

is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wayne Anthony Allwine (born February 7, 1947 in Los Angeles, California) is an American voice actor, a sound effects editor and foley artist for Walt Disney Studios and the current voice behind Mickey Mouse, a role he assumed from Jimmy MacDonald. ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Rob Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dar Allen Robinson (March 26, 1947 – November 21, 1986) was a film stuntman and film actor. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) is an award-winning American comedian, late night talk show host, television producer, philanthropist, and IRL IndyCar Series car owner. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lois Chiles as Holly Goodhead in Moonraker. An intimate moment between Bond and an exhausted but blissful Holly Lois Chiles (born Lois Cleveland Chiles on April 15, 1947) is an American actress and former model best known for playing well bread WASPs. ... is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lynn Lowry (born October 15, 1947 in Illinois) is an American actress, raised in Atlanta, Georgia. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ...

Deaths


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