1919 in film

The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.

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Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

The top three 1919 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1919
Rank Title Studio Domestic rentals
1 Male and Female Paramount Pictures $1,256,267[1]
2 Daddy-Long-Legs First National Pictures $1,250,000[2]
3 The Miracle Man Paramount Pictures $1,000,000[2]

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Notable films released in 1919 around the worldEdit

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  • Nabeshima Neko Sodo (Japanese) a ghost-cat film produced by Nikkatsu Films, starring Matsunosuke Onoe, based on the Kabuki play by Joko Segawa III[11]
  • Okazaki Kaibyo-den (Japanese) starring Matsunosuke Onoe, another ghost-cat movie based on an early 1820s Japanese novel (which was adapted as a Kabuki play in 1827)[11]

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Comedy film seriesEdit

Only the films of the series released in 1919 are collected.

Buster Keaton (1917–1941)Edit

Films starring Roscoe Arbuckle, featuring Buster Keaton released in 1919:

Charlie Chaplin (1914–1923)Edit

Charlie Chaplin wrote, produced, directed, and starred in 9 films for his own production company between 1918 and 1923. These films were distributed by First National. Below the movies filmed in 1919:

Score composed for 1973 re-release

Uncompleted and unreleased films
  • The Professor as Professor Bosco, Slated as a two-reeler, but never issued

Harold Lloyd (1913–1921)Edit

Glasses character ("The Boy"):

Animated short film seriesEdit

 
Out of the Inkwell.

Koko the Clown (1919–1934)Edit

Koko the Clown was the first animated movie cartoon series. Below list of short films released in 1919:

  • The Tantalizing Fly
  • The Clown's Pups
  • Out of the Inkwell
  • Slides
  • Experiment No. 2
  • Experiment No. 3
  • Out of the Inkwell

Felix the Cat (1919–1936)Edit

 
Felix the cat in his first cartoon Feline Follies.

Below list of Felix the Cat short films released in 1919:

November 9: Feline Follies
November 16: The Musical Mews
December 14: The Adventures of Felix

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 9780813123240.
  2. ^ a b Quigley Publishing Company "The All Time Best Sellers", International Motion Picture Almanac 1937–38 (1938) p 942 accessed January 28, 2017
  3. ^ Kreimeier, Klaus (1996). The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918–1945. University of California Press. p. 56. premiere of Passion.
  4. ^ Silberman, Marc (1995). German Cinema: Texts in Context. Detroit: Wayne State University. p. 3. ISBN 978-0814325605.
  5. ^ "Dalagang Bukid (1919)". imdb.com.
  6. ^ "Brief Descriptions and Expanded Essays of National Film Registry Titles". Library of Congress. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  7. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 203. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  8. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 205. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  9. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 206. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  10. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 222. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  11. ^ a b Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 209. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  12. ^ a b Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 210. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  13. ^ a b c d Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 211. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.

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