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1902 in film

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1902 in film

The year 1902 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

  • March 10 - Circuit Court's decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology.
  • April 2 - Thomas Lincoln Tally opens the Electric Theater, the first permanent movie theater, in Los Angeles. Tally co-founded the First National Exhibitors Circuit in 1917.
  • August 9 - Georges Méliès' film The Coronation of Edward VII (a staged simulation with inserted actuality footage) is first shown in London on the evening of the Coronation itself.
  • September 1 - Georges Méliès releases the film A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la Lune), which in one scene features the animated human face of the moon being struck in the eye by a rocket.
  • William Wardell invents an 11 mm amateur film format, Vitak.
  • Films released in 1902

  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Ferdinand Zecca, hand-tinted (in 1905) by Segundo de Chomón
  • Bradford Coronation Procession, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Burnley v. Manchester United, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon. This film may be the first moving picture images of Manchester United ever recorded.
  • Comic Pictures In High Street, West Bromwich, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • The Coronation of Edward VII
  • Dewsbury v. Manningham, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Electric Tram Rides from Forster Square, Bradford, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Employees Leaving Storey's Moor Lane Mill, Lancaster, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Fun In A Bakery Shop, directed by Edwin S. Porter
  • The Great Local Derby: Accrington v. Church, Cricket Match, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Jack and the Beanstalk, directed by Edwin S. Porter
  • Leeds Athletic And Cycling Club Carnival, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Lieutenant Clive Wilson And The Tranby Croft Party, Hull, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • The Little Match Seller, directed by James Williamson
  • Living Wigan, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Quo Vadis?, directed by Lucien Nonguet and Ferdinand Zecca
  • Sheffield United v. Bury, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Snow White
  • Street Scenes In Halifax, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Tram Ride Into Halifax, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • A Trip to the Moon, directed by Georges Melies
  • Wexford Bull Ring, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Workers Leaving The Jute Works, Barrow, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • Working Rotary Snow Plows, produced by Edison Studios
  • Le Voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les géants
  • Births

  • January 2 – Sybil Seely, silent film actress (d. 1984)
  • January 31 – Tallulah Bankhead, American actress (d. 1968)
  • February 14 – Thelma Ritter, American actress (d. 1965)
  • March 8 – Louise Beavers, African-American film and television actress (d. 1962)
  • March 28 – Flora Robson, English actress (d. 1984)
  • April 25 – Mary Miles Minter, American actress (d. 1984)
  • May 2 – Brian Aherne, English actor (d. 1986)
  • May 3 – Walter Slezak, Austrian-born character actor and singer (d. 1983)
  • May 4 – Mona Mårtenson, Swedish film actress (d. 1956)
  • May 10 – David O. Selznick, American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive (d. 1965)
  • May 21 – Anatole Litvak, Russian-born American filmmaker (d. 1974)
  • May 28 – Luis César Amadori, Italian - Argentine film director and screenwriter (d. 1977)
  • May 30 – Stepin Fetchit, American comedian and film actor (d. 1985)
  • June 5 – Walter Plunkett, costume designer (d. 1982 )
  • June 22 – Marguerite De La Motte, American film actress (d. 1950)
  • July 1 – William Wyler, German-born American film director, producer and screenwriter (d. 1981)
  • July 18 – Dimitar Panov, Bulgarian film and theater actor and director (d. 1985)
  • Chill Wills – American actor and a singer (d. 1978)
  • August 10 – Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (d. 1983)
  • Curt Siodmak – Polish-born American novelist and screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • August 11 – Lloyd Nolan, American film and television actor (d. 1985)
  • August 22 – Leni Riefenstahl, German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress, dancer and propagandist for the Nazis (d. 2003)
  • September 5 – Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and studio executive (d. 1979)
  • September 22 – John Houseman, Romanian-born British-American actor and producer (d. 1988)
  • October 5 – Larry Fine, American actor, comedian, member of The Three Stooges (d. 1975)
  • October 18 – Miriam Hopkins, American film and TV actress (d. 1972)
  • October 28 – Elsa Lanchester, British-born American actress (d. 1986)
  • December 9 – Margaret Hamilton, American film character actress (d. 1985)
  • December 19 – Ralph Richardson, English actor (d. 1983)
  • Deaths

  • February 15 – Wilhelmina JR Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, dies at 68
  • References

    1902 in film Wikipedia


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