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// Events Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 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. ... List of 1960s movies This list includes popular, acclaimed, and otherwise significant (for whatever reason) films of all countries from 1960 to 1969. ... Movies in the 1970s came in a wide variety, as the socially-conscious young directors that emerged in the late 60s grew in different directions, influenced by music, literature, and the nature of crime and war. ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ...


Events

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Magic Christian is a comic novel (1959) by U.S. author Terry Southern; and a film (Joseph McGrath; UK, 1969) loosely based on Southerns book, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr. ... Richard Henry Sellers CBE, (September 8, 1925 – July 24, 1980), better known as Peter Sellers, was an English comedian, actor, and performer, who came to prominence on the BBC radio series The Goon Show, before embarking on a successful film career. ... Ringo Starr (1964) Richard Starkey, MBE (born July 7, 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is a popular British musician, best known as drummer for The Beatles. ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... Badfinger was a rock & roll band formed in Swansea, Wales in 1965. ... Paul McCartney (1964) Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born June 18, 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... Apple Records logo, featuring a Granny Smith apple. ... An IMAX dome in Guayaquil, Ecuador IMAX (for Image Maximum) is a film projection system that has the capacity to display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film display systems. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. Airport
  2. M*A*S*H, starring Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould, Palme d'Or winner
  3. Patton, starring George C. Scott
  4. Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice
  5. Woodstock
  6. Hello, Dolly!
  7. Cactus Flower
  8. Catch-22
  9. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  10. The Reivers

M*A*S*H is a 1970 satirical American dark comedy film directed by Robert Altman, based extremely loosely on the novel written by Richard Hooker. ... Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC (born July 17, 1935) is a prolific Canadian actor with a film career spanning over 40 years. ... Elliott Gould Elliott Gould (born Elliott Goldstein on August 29, 1938, in Brooklyn, New York), a graduate of the Professional Childrens School, was one of the most prominent American film actors in the early 1970s, best known for playing Trapper John in Robert Altmans satirical 1970 film MASH... Patton is a 1970 biographical film which tells the story of General George Pattons commands during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden and Michael Bates. ... George C. Scott George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was a film/stage actor, director, and producer. ... Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 comedy film/dramatic film directed by Paul Mazursky. ... The film essentially consists of documentary footage shot at the 1969 Woodstock festival, and features a number of performers including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Janis Joplin. ... Hello, Dolly! is a Broadway musical with a book by Michael Stewart and a score by Jerry Herman. ... Cactus Flower is a 1969 film with Goldie Hawn. ... Catch-22 is a 1970 film, adapted from the book of the same name by Joseph Heller. ... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition On Her Majestys Secret Service is the eleventh James Bond novel by Ian Fleming, published in 1963. ... The Reivers is a 1969 film starring Steve McQueen and Rupert Crosse, directed by Mark Rydell. ...

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. ... Patton is a 1970 biographical film which tells the story of General George Pattons commands during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden and Michael Bates. ... 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. ... Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920 - July 2, 1989) was an American film director. ... Patton is a 1970 biographical film which tells the story of General George Pattons commands during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden and Michael Bates. ... 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. ... George C. Scott George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was a film/stage actor, director, and producer. ... Patton is a 1970 biographical film which tells the story of General George Pattons commands during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden and Michael Bates. ... Janet Gaynor getting the first Best Actress Oscar from Douglas Fairbanks Sr. ... Glenda Jackson Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born May 9, 1936) is a British Oscar-winning actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden. ... Women in Love was a novel by British author D.H. Lawrence published in 1920. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting 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. ... John Mills as Professor Bernard Quatermass in the Thames Television science-fiction serial Quatermass (1979). ... Ryans Daughter is David Leans 1970 film which tells the story of an Irish girl who has an affair with an English soldier during World War I, despite opposition from her nationalist neighbours. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting 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. ... Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 - March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ...

Births

April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Uma Thurman at Cannes, 2000 Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American model and Academy Award nominated film actress. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Naomi Campbell on the cover of Vogue magazine. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Joseph Alberic Fiennes (born May 27, 1970) is an English actor. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Chris ODonnell on the cover of US magazine Chris ODonnell (born June 26, 1970 in Winnetka, Illinois, USA) is an American actor. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Shyamalan, left, instructs Paul Giamatti on the set of Lady in the Water M. Night Shyamalan (last name pronounced ), born Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan, on August 6, 1970 in Pondicherry, India. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Jay Mohr in Seeing Other People Jay Mohr (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Matt Damon at the Incirlik hospital, Incirlik Air Base, December 7, 2001 Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an Academy Award winning American film actor and screenwriter. ...

Deaths

January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nell Shipman (October 25, 1892–January 23, 1970) was a Canadian actress, screenwriter, producer, animal trainer, and a Canadian pioneer in early Hollywood. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Conrad Nagel Conrad Nagel, born March 16, 1897 in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, was a noted screen actor and matinee idol of the silent era and beyond. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Del Lord (October 7, 1894 - March 23, 1970) was a film director and actor best known as a director of Three Stooges films. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... Cathy ODonnell as Keechie Mobley in They Live by Night Actress Cathy ODonnell (born Ann Steely July 6, 1923 - April 11, 1970) began her career on stage. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Anita Louise (January 9, 1915 – April 25, American film actress. ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... The Screaming Mimi (1958) Gypsy Rose Lee (February 9, 1911 - April 26, 1970) was an American actress and burlesque entertainer. ... Burlesque was originally a form of art that mocked by imitation, referring to everything from comic sketches to dance routines and usually lampooning the social attitudes of the upper classes. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Edward James Begley (March 25, 1901 – April 28, 1970) was an American film actor. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... Inger Stevens Inger Stevens was an American movie and TV actress. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke (born August 7, 1884 in Washington D.C.; died May 14, 1970 in Los Angeles, California) was an actress primarily known to modern audiences for her role as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North in the musical The Wizard of Oz. ... The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Marjorie Rambeau (15 July 1889 - 6 July 1970 was an American actress. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Preston Foster (August 24, 1901-July 14, 1970) was an American stage and film actor. ... 22 July is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... Fritz Kortner (May 12, 1892, Vienna - July 22, 1970, Munich) was an Austrian-born stage and film actor. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Frances Farmer Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913, Seattle, Washington – August 1, 1970, Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American film actress. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... Edward Everett Horton (March 18, 1886 - September 29, 1970) was an American actor with a long career including motion pictures, theater, radio, television and voice work for animated cartoons. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Grete Weiser (born 1903, Hanover, Germany, died October 1970 after a road traffic accident at Bad Tölz, Germany) ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Charles Sherman Ruggles (February 8, 1886 - December 23, 1970) was a comic American actor. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ...

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