1910 in film


1910 in film

The year 1910 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

*The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel.
*A Danish documentary film, "Den Hvide Slavehandel", marks the first time film is used to study prostitution.
*Kalem Studios director Sidney Olcott becomes the first American to make a motion picture outside of the United States.
*Florence Lawrence becomes America's first motion picture "Star"

Films released in 1910

* "1812"
* "Abraham Lincoln's Clemency"
* "Afgrunden"
* "Der Alpenjager"
* "Bebe"
* "The Blue Bird"
* "A Christmas Carol"
* "A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner"
* "Frankenstein"
* "The House with Closed Shutters"
* "Den Hvide Slavehandel"
* "In Old California"
* "In the Border States"
* "A Lad from Old Ireland"
* "Roosevelt in Africa"
* "Thunderbolt"
* "The Unchanging Sea"
* "What the Daisy Said"
* "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"

Births


*January 12 - Luise Rainer, actress
*February 8 - Steffi Duna, actress (d. 1992)
*February 10 - Joyce Grenfell, actress (d. 1979)
*February 27 - Joan Bennett, actress (d. 1990)
*March 1 - David Niven, actor (d. 1983)
*March 8 - Claire Trevor, actress (d. 2000)
*March 17 - Sari Maritza, actress (d. 1987)
*March 23 - Akira Kurosawa, director (d. 1998)
*April 23 - Simone Simon, actress (d. 2005)
*May 11 - Johnnie Davis, actor, singer (d. 1983)
*May 15 - Constance Cummings, actress (d. 2005)
*May 23 - Scatman Crothers, actor (d. 1986)
*June 3 - Paulette Goddard, actress (d. 1990)
*June 13 - Mary Wickes, actress (d. 1995)
*July 4 - Gloria Stuart, actress
*August 4 - Anita Page, actress (d. 2008)
*August 8 - Sylvia Sidney, actress (d. 1999)
*August 12 - Jane Wyatt, actress (d. 2006)
*August 15 - Signe Hasso, actress (d. 2002)
*December 7 - Louis Prima, bandleader, voice actor (d. 1978)
*August 16 - Mae Clarke, actress (d. 1992)
*September 19 - Margaret Lindsay, actress (d. 1981)
*September 29 - Virginia Bruce, actress (d. 1982)
*December 10 - Sidney Fox, actress (d. 1942)
*December 13 - Lillian Roth, actress (d. 1980)
*December 13 - Van Heflin, actor (d. 1971)
*December 31 - Roy Rowland, film director

Deaths

* (unknown)


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