1937 in film

The year 1937 in film involved some significant events, including the Walt Disney production of the first American full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

List of years in film (table)
In television
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

The top ten 1937 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1937
Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental
1 Saratoga Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $2,432,000[1]
2 Maytime $2,183,000[2]
3 The Good Earth $2,002,000[1]
4 Stella Dallas United Artists/Samuel Goldwyn Productions $2,000,000[3]
5 Broadway Melody of 1938 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $1,889,000[1]
6 A Star Is Born United Artists/Selznick International Pictures $1,800,000[3]
7 Captains Courageous Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $1,688,000[1]
8 Lost Horizon Columbia Pictures $1,683,000[3]
9 A Day at the Races Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $1,600,000[1]
10 Thin Ice 20th Century Fox $1,590,000[3]

EventsEdit

Academy AwardsEdit

Top ten money-making starsEdit

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Shirley Temple
2. Clark Gable
3. Robert Taylor
4. Bing Crosby
5. William Powell
6. Jane Withers
7. (tie) Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers
8. Sonja Henie
9. Gary Cooper
10. Myrna Loy

1937 film releasesEdit

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Notable films released in 1937Edit

United States unless stated.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  2. ^ Turk, Edward Baron "Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald" (University of California Press, 1998)
  3. ^ a b c d "All-time Film Rental Champs". Variety. October 15, 1990.
  4. ^ First Actor to Portray Sherlock Holmes on TV; Guinness World Records online; retrieved November 2016