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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... 1952 (MCMLII) was a [[leap year starting on Tueday] (link will take you to calendar). ... 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. ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1950s 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1950s ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ...


Events

February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the movie. ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... The original Cinerama system is a widescreen process which works by simultaneously projecting images from three synchronized 35 mm projectors onto a huge, deeply-curved screen, subtending 146º of arc. ... This is Cinerama is a 1952 film which shows how film makers could use the new technology of Cinerama to make movies more realistic by broadening the aspect ratio so the viewers peripheral vision was involved. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... Bwana Devil was a 1952 American movie produced by Sidney W. Pink. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 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. ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. The Greatest Show on Earth, starring Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, Lawrence Tierney, and Gloria Grahame
  2. Quo Vadis
  3. Ivanhoe, starring Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, and George Sanders
  4. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner
  5. Sailor Beware
  6. tie The African Queen and Jumping Jacks
  7. tie High Noon and Son of Paleface
  8. Singin' in the Rain

The Greatest Show on Earth is the slogan for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. ... Betty Hutton Betty Hutton, (born Elizabeth June Thornburg on February 26, 1921 in Battle Creek, Michigan) is an American actress, musician and comedienne. ... Cornel Wilde Cornelius Louis Wilde (October 13, 1915 – October 16, 1989) was an American actor. ... Jimmy Stewart, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film actor beloved for his persona as an average guy who faces adversity and tries to do the right thing, an image which was largely reflected in his own personality. ... Charlton Heston on the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter on October 4, 1923, although the year is usually given as 1924), is an American film actor noted for heroic roles, and his long involvement in political issues. ... Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was a motion picture actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, died in Hollywood, California. ... Lawrence Tierney in Born to Kill (1947) Lawrence Tierney (March 15, 1919 – (February 26, 2002) was an American actor. ... Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981) was an American film actress. ... Meanings of Quo vadis: Quo vadis is a Latin phrase meaning Where do you go? or Who goes there?. It is used as a proverbial phrase from the Bible (John 16:5). ... Ivanhoe book cover Ivanhoe is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. ... Robert Taylor in Quo Vadis? Robert Taylor in 1936 Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911-June 8, 1969), was an American actor. ... Elizabeth Taylor Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (b. ... Joan Fontaine (born October 22, 1917) is an American actress. ... George Sanders (actor) in Foreign Correspondent George Sanders (July 3, 1906 - April 25, 1972) was an actor in British and American films. ... The Snows of Kilimanjaro is the name of both a collection of short stories by Ernest Hemingway and the premier story within the collection. ... Gregory Peck at Cannes, 2000 Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American film actor. ... Susan Hayward Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. ... Ava Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress. ... This article is about the movie. ... Jumping Jacks is a 1952 film comedy directed by Norman Taurog. ... High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town sheriff, who has just married a pacifist Quaker woman. ... Son of Paleface is a 1952 film. ... Singin in the Rain, a 1952 Gene Kelly musical film, chronicled Hollywoods transition from silent films to talkies. The movie has an extraordinarily intelligent plot, which greatly contributes to the work being systematically classified as the best musical comedy ever. ...

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 Greatest Show on Earth is the slogan for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. ... 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. ... Gary Cooper and Eleanor Roosevelt (right), in 1950 Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901 - May 13, 1961) was an American film actor of British heritage, whose career spanned from the 1920s up until the year of his death. ... High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town sheriff, who has just married a pacifist Quaker woman. ... Janet Gaynor getting the first Best Actress Oscar from Douglas Fairbanks Sr. ... Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an acclaimed American actress. ... Come Back, Little Sheba is a 1952 film which tells the story of a loveless marriage that is rocked when a young woman rents a room in the couples house. ...

Other films released

Hans Christian Andersen is a 1952 Hollywood musical film, with words and music by Frank Loesser. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... Actor Farley Granger Farley Granger (born July 1, 1925) is an American actor. ... Ikiru (生きる) is a 1952 black and white movie written and directed by the acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. ... The Importance of Being Earnest The Importance of Being Earnest is a classic comedy of manners by Oscar Wilde. ... Invasion U.S.A. (in the actual title frame but not the publicity, Invasion USA) is a 1952 motion picture set during the Cold War and portraying the invasion of the United States by an unnamed Communist enemy meant to be taken as the Soviet Union. ... Forbidden Games Jeux interdits (Forbidden Games), is a 1952 French language motion picture based on the François Boyer novel, Les Jeux Inconnus about which Hollywood film critic Leonard Maltin said: Jeux interdits is almost unquestionably the most compelling and intensely poignant drama featuring young children ever filmed. ... Moulin Rouge is a 1952 movie directed by John Huston and produced by Sir John Woolf and James Woolf of Romulus Films. ... My Six Convicts is a autobiography written by Donald Powell Wilson. ... . ... The Quiet Man was a 1952 American film starring John Wayne, Maureen OHara and Barry Fitzgerald, and directed by John Ford. ... John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was one of the most accomplished American film directors of the 1930s to 1960s, known particularly as a director of the Westerns, although his tributes to the veterans of World War II and Americana are also equally effective. ... The Sound Barrier is a 1952 film directed by David Lean. ... David Lean Sir David Lean (March 25, 1908 – April 16, 1991) was a British film director, best remembered for big-screen epics such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai and Doctor Zhivago . ... This is Cinerama is a 1952 film which shows how film makers could use the new technology of Cinerama to make movies more realistic by broadening the aspect ratio so the viewers peripheral vision was involved. ... Umberto D. is a 1952 Italian film, directed by Vittorio De Sica. ...

Short film series

Donald Duck Donald Duck is an animated cartoon and comic-book character from Walt Disney Productions. ... 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: 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. ... A Popeye comic book cover shows Popeye, with his characteristic corncob pipe and single good eye, and his girlfriend Olive Oyl. ... 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. ... The Three Stooges was an American comedy act in the 20th century. ... 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: 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. ... The phrase Tom and Jerry has several meanings: Tom and Jerry was originally a pairing of names from Pierce Egans Life in London, or Days and Nights of Jerry Hawthorne and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom. ... 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. ... See also: 1957 in film 1958 1959 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ...

Births

June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Liam Neeson Liam Neeson OBE (born June 7, 1952) is an Irish Oscar-nominated actor He was born William John Neeson and raised as Roman Catholic in the overwhelmingly Protestant and Unionist town of Ballymena in County Antrim. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... Isabella Rossellini, 1990 Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini, born June 18, 1952 in Rome, is a model and an actress, daughter of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Adrian Biddle, (July 20, 1952 – December 7, 2005), was an English cinematographer. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Encyclopedia: 1952 in film (374 words)
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.
Come Back, Little Sheba is a 1952 film which tells the story of a loveless marriage that is rocked when a young woman rents a room in the couples house.
Isabella Rossellini, 1990 Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini, born in Rome on June 18, 1952, is a model and an actress, daughter of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini.
Moulin Rouge (1952 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (185 words)
Moulin Rouge is a 1952 movie directed by John Huston and produced by Sir John Woolf and James Woolf of Romulus Films.
The film is set in Paris in the late 19th century, following artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in the city's bohemian sub-culture in and around the burlesque palace, the Moulin Rouge.
Also the film score, composed by Georges Auric, was quite successful: the Moulin Rouge Theme made it to the charts.
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