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1906 in film

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1906 in film

The year 1906 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

  • 26 December - The world's first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released.
  • Films released in 1906

  • Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp, directed by Ferdinand Zecca
  • The Automobile Thieves, directed by J. Stuart Blackton
  • Dream of a Rarebit Fiend, directed by Edwin S. Porter
  • The Gans-Nelson Contest
  • The Hilarious Poster, directed by Georges Méliès
  • Humorous Phases of Funny Faces, directed by J. Stuart Blackton
  • A Lively Quarter-Day, directed by J.H. Martin
  • Magic Rose, directed by Segundo de Chomón
  • The Merry Frolics of Satan, directed by Georges Méliès
  • The Mysterious Retort, directed by Georges Méliès
  • The '?' Motorist, directed by Walter R. Booth
  • San Francisco: Aftermath Of Earthquake, directed by Robert K. Bonine
  • The Scheming Gambler's Paradise, directed by Georges Méliès
  • The Story of the Kelly Gang, directed by Charles Tait. First feature film to tell a story in cinema. (All feature films earlier than this are boxing title matches.)
  • Three American Beauties, directed by Edwin S. Porter
  • A Trip Down Market Street, directed by the Miles Brothers
  • A Visit To Peek Frean and Co's Biscuit Works
  • Whitsuntide Fair At Preston, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon
  • A Winter Straw Ride, directed by Edwin S. Porter
  • Solser en Hesse, directed by M.H. Laddé
  • Births

  • January 14 - William Bendix, actor (d. 1964)
  • February 5 - John Carradine, actor (d. 1988)
  • February 7 - Colette Darfeuil, actress (d. 1998)
  • February 10 - Lon Chaney, Jr., actor (d. 1973)
  • February 17 - Mary Brian, actress (d. 2002)
  • February 21 - Jeanne Aubert, actress, singer (d. 1988)
  • February 26 - Madeleine Carroll, actress (d. 1987)
  • March 1 - Camilla Spira, actress (d. 1997)
  • March 6 - Lou Costello, comedian, actor (d. 1959)
  • April 22 - Eddie Albert, actor (d. 2005)
  • April 26 - Renate Müller, actress (d. 1937)
  • May 1 - Josephine Dunn, actress (d. 1983)
  • May 3 - Mary Astor, actress (d. 1987)
  • May 8 - Roberto Rossellini, film director (d. 1977)
  • May 19 - Bruce Bennett, actor (d. 2007)
  • May 21 - Lola Lane, singer, actress (d. 1981)
  • May 30 - Lyda Roberti, actress (d. 1938)
  • June 22 - Billy Wilder, director, screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • June 26 - Alberto Rabagliati, singer, actor (d. 1974)
  • July 3 - George Sanders, actor (d. 1972)
  • August 5
  • Joan Hickson, actress (d. 1998)
  • John Huston, director, actor (d. 1987)
  • August 9 - Dorothy Jordan, actress (d. 1988)
  • August 29 - Lurene Tuttle, actress (d. 1986)
  • August 30 - Joan Blondell, actress (d. 1979)
  • September 4 - Dita Parlo, actress (d. 1971)
  • September 15 - Jacques Becker, director (d. 1960)
  • October 6 - Janet Gaynor, actress (d. 1984)
  • November 2 - Luchino Visconti, Italian director (d. 1976)
  • November 14 - Louise Brooks, actress (d. 1985)
  • December 6 - Onest Conley, actor (d. 1989)
  • December 25 - Lew Grade, producer (d. 1998)
  • December 27 - Oscar Levant, composer, screenwriter, actor (d. 1972)
  • December 30 - Carol Reed, director (d. 1976)
  • Deaths

  • May 23 - Henrik Ibsen, author
  • July 18 - Gaynor Rowlands, (lantern actress)
  • Debuts

  • Florence Lawrence - The Automobile Thieves (short)
  • Gabrielle Robinne - The Troubadour (short)
  • Lillian Russell - Herself (actuality short)
  • Fay Templeton - Herself (actuality short)
  • References

    1906 in film Wikipedia


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