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Wikipedia: List of 'years in film'
List of 'years in film'
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This page indexes the individual year in film pages. Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.


19th century in film

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1900s

1910s

1920s

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1920s in film
  • 1920 - Buster Keaton begins starring in shorts and his first feature, "The Saphead" at Metro. Erich Von Stroheim's "The Devil's Passkey" stars Mae Busch at Goldwyn.
  • 1921 - Laurel and Hardy's first film together is "A Lucky Dog".
  • 1922 - Nosferatu, first ever vampire film released. Also, "Our Gang" series begins at Hal Roach studios.
  • 1923 - Harold Lloyd's greatest movie "Safety Last" produced by Hal Roach, released by Pathe.
  • 1924 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio established.
  • 1925 - Lon Chaney's greatest film, "The Phantom Of The Opera" is released by Universal with colour sequences. Eric Von Stroheim's magnum opus, "Greed"
  • 1926 - First Vitaphone feature, "Don Juan" starring John Barrymore, released by Warner Brothers. Posthumously released, "The Son Of the Shiek" is Rudolph Valentino's biggest grossing film.
  • 1927 - Al Jolson movie The Jazz Singer popularizes sound motion pictures. First talkie newsreel,"Fox Movietone News".
  • 1928 - First talkie cartoon,"Dinner Time" is produced by VanBuren Studios, the second talkie cartoon, "Steamboat Willie" by Walt Disney is released a month later.
  • 1929 - The first Academy Awards, or Oscars, are distributed. Also, Laurel & Hardy make their talkie debut in "Unaccustomed As we are" co-starring Thelma Todd at Hal Roach Studios. Rko-Radio studio is established.

1930s

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1930s in film

1940s

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1940s in film

1950s

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1950s in film

1960s

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1960s in film

1970s

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1970s in film

1980s

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1980s in film

1990s

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1990s in film

2000s

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2000s in film

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