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Encyclopedia > 1971 in film

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Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... See also: 1971 in film 1972 1973 in film 1970s in film years in film film // 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... 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. ... Films are produced by recording actual people and objects with cameras, or by creating them using animation techniques and/or special effects. ...


Events

February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on 24 May 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and poet. ... State nickname: The Empire State Official languages English Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Clinton (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 13. ... 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. ... On water pod at Ontario Place Ontario Place is a Government of Ontario-owned entertainment attraction, located approximately 4 km west of downtown Toronto on the shore of Lake Ontario, just south of Exhibition Place. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Movie poster Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song was a 1971 blaxploitation film. ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. Love Story
  2. Little Big Man
  3. Summer of '42
  4. Ryan's Daughter
  5. The Owl and the Pussycat
  6. The Aristocats
  7. Carnal Knowledge
  8. Willard
  9. The Andromeda Strain
  10. Big Jake

Love Story is a 1970 romance motion picture drama directed by Arthur Hiller that tells the story of two college students: Oliver, the emotionally vacant son of rich parents; and the girl he falls in love with, Jenny, a brassy music major at Radcliffe. ... Little Big Man is a 1970 black comedy about a boy raised by the Cheyenne Nation assuming various roles in the Old West, including a guide who arranged the fanatical General George Armstrong Custers defeat at the Battle of Little Big Horn. ... Summer of 42 is a 1971 American coming-of-age motion picture drama based on the memoirs of screenwriter Herman Raucher. ... Ryans Daughter is a 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. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wikisource. ... The Aristocats is a 1970 animated feature from the Walt Disney studio. ... DVD cover Carnal Knowledge is a 1971 American drama film. ... Willard is a 1971 horror film starring Bruce Davison and Ernest Borgnine, directed by Daniel Mann. ... The Andromeda Strain DVD The Andromeda Strain is a science-fiction novel published in 1969 by Michael Crichton about a team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease of extraterrestrial origin which causes rapid, fatal clotting of the blood. ... Big Jake is a 1971 Western film, starring John Wayne and directed by George Sherman. ...

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 French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... 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. ... William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois) is a movie and television director, producer, and writer best known for directing The Exorcist and The French Connection in the early 1970s. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... 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. ... Gene Hackman Eugene Alden Hackman (born 30 January 1930) is an Oscar winning American actor. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... 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. ... Jane Fonda Jane Seymour Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, writer, producer, and political activist. ... Klute is a 1971 film which tells the story of a prostitute who assists a detective in solving a murder mystery. ... 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. ... Ben Johnson, Jr. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... 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. ... Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and TV. // Early Life Born in Des Moines, Iowa, the eldest of five sisters, she majored in drama at Northwestern University. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ...

Births

February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Denise Richards at the premiere of The World Is Not Enough On the cover of Playboy, December 2004 Denise Lee Richards (born February 17, 1972) is an American film actress. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor (born 31 March 1971 in Crieff, Perthshire to James McGregor and Carol Lawson) is a Scottish film actor who has had significant success in both mainstream and art house movies. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Sofia Coppola press shot. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... Chris Tucker Chris Tucker (born August 31, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American actor and comedian who has appeared in a number of hit movies. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... Winona Ryder Winona Ryder (born Winona Laura Horowitz on October 29, 1971) is an American actress. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christina Applegate on the cover of Cosmopolitan Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress, best known for her role as Kelly Bundy on the sitcom Married. ...

Deaths

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Douglas G. Shearer (November 17, 1899 - January 5, 1971) was a pioneer sound designer and director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Dall (born May 26, 1918 in New York, New York; died January 15, 1971 in Hollywood, California) was an American actor. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (May 8, 1903 – February 26, 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor. ... March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Harold Lloyd (1893-1971) in his trademark glasses Harold Lloyd (1893-1971) Harold Lloyd (1893-1971) in Safety Last Harold Clayton Lloyd (April 20, 1893–March 8, 1971) was an American actor and film maker, most famous for his hugely successful and influential silent film comedies. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... Bebe Daniels in the 1920s Bebe Daniels (14 January 1901 - 15 March 1971) was a United States actress. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Glenda Farrell (June 30, 1904 – May 1, 1971) was an American film actress. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Chips Rafferty, born John William Goffage in Broken Hill, NSW, on 26th March, 1909, was an Australian Actor. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1924 – May 28, 1971), was the United States most decorated combat soldier of World War II. He later became an actor and singer/songwriter. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... Sir Galahad, a hero of Arthurian legend From the Greek cognate ηρως, in mythology and folklore, a hero (male) or heroine (female) is an eminent character who quintessentially embodies key traits valued by its originating culture. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Jim Morrison. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Actors Arlene Dahl and Van Heflin in Womans World Emmett Evan Heflin Jr. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Paul Lukas (May 26, 1887 - August 15, 1971) was a Hungarian actor. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Spring Byington (October 17, 1886 - September 7, 1971) was an American actress who was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Pier Angeli (born Anna Maria Pierangeli) (June 19, 1932 - September 10, 1971) was an Italian-born actress who made her debut in Domani é troppo tardi (1949). ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Bella Darvi was an actress of Polish parentage, although promotional materials refer to her as French. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years). ... Chester Conklin, 1916 Chester Cooper Conklin (January 11, 1886 - October 11, 1971) was an American comedian and actor. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Dame Gladys Constance Cooper (December 18, 1888 - November 17, 1971) was an English actress, who was knighted for her services to the theatre. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dita Parlo (September 4, 1906 - December 13, 1971) was a film actress. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Diana Lynn (October 7, 1926 – December 18, 1971) was an American actress. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner (Born May 10, 1888 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary; Died December 28, 1971 in Hollywood, California) was an Austrian-American composer of music for films. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Citizen Kane was the first feature film directed by Orson Welles (he had directed two short films previously), and is rumored to be based on the lives of the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, the reclusive aerospace and movie mogul Howard Hughes, and the Chicago utilities magnate Samuel Insull. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pete Duel (24 February 1940 – 31 December 1971) was an American actor, best known for his role in the television series, Alias Smith and Jones. ... Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending ones own life; it is sometimes a noun for one who has committed or attempted the act. ...

Other movies released


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Get Carter (1971) - The Film Guide (543 words)
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The distinctive music in the film was composed by Roy Budd, a jazz and "easy listening" specialist, who worked well outside his previous boundaries for this film.
1971 in film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (217 words)
February 8 - Bob Dylan's hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New York's Academy of Music.
April 23 - The film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song becomes the highest-grossing independant film of 1971.
May 28 - Audie Murphy, World War II hero became film actor after the war
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