1922 in film

The following is an overview of 1922 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

List of years in film (table)

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

The top ten films released in 1922 by U.S. gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1922
Rank Title Studio Box office gross rental
1 Robin Hood United Artists $2,500,000[1]
2 When Knighthood Was in Flower Paramount Pictures/Cosmopolitan Productions $1,500,000[1]
3 Blood and Sand Paramount Pictures $1,250,000[2]
4 Grandma's Boy Pathé Exchange $1,100,000[2]
5 Smilin' Through First National Pictures $1,000,000[2]
6 Rags to Riches Warner Bros. $418,000[3]
7 Heroes of the Street $366,000[3]
8 The Beautiful and Damned $327,000[3]
9 Your Best Friend $132,000[3]
10 A Dangerous Adventure $83,000[3]

EventsEdit

Notable films released in 1922Edit

United States unless stated

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Short film seriesEdit

Animated short film seriesEdit

 
Felix the Cat cartoon.

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Film debutsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. October 15, 1990. p. M150.
  2. ^ a b c Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 356–357. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  3. ^ a b c d e Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 1 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  4. ^ "Estrellita del Cine (1922)". imdb.com.
  5. ^ "Doris Day, legendary singer and actress, dies at 97". NBC News. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Obituary: Barbara Hale". The Irish Times. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Obituary: Sir Christopher Lee". BBC News. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Judy Garland | American singer and actress". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 May 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to 1922 in film at Wikimedia Commons