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A Woman of Affairs is a 1928 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Lewis Stone.
The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Director (officially known as the Academy Award for Best Directing) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Alfred Neumann (15 October 1895 – 3 October 1952) was a German writer of novels, stories, poems, plays, and films, as well as a translator into German.
Alibi is a 1929 American crime film directed by Roland West.
The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles, California, and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005.
Arthur Edeson, A.S.C. (October 24, 1891 – February 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer, born in New York City.
Ashley Dukes (29 May 1885 – 4 May 1959) was an English playwright, critic, and theatre manager.
Bess Meredyth (February 12, 1890 – July 13, 1969) was a screenwriter and silent film actress.
Bessie Love (born Juanita Horton, September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies.
Betty Compson (born Eleanor Luicime Compson, March 19, 1897 – April 18, 1974) was an American actress and film producer.
Cavalcade is a 1933 American epic Pre-Code drama film directed by Frank Lloyd.
Austin Cedric Gibbons (March 23, 1890 – July 26, 1960) was an Irish-American art director and production designer for the film industry.
John Chester Brooks Morris (February 16, 1901 – September 11, 1970) was an American stage, film, television, and radio actor.
Clyde De Vinna (born July 13, 1890 in Sedalia, Missouri, died July 26, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) was an American film and television cinematographer and director of photography.
Coquette is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film, starring Mary Pickford.
Corinne Mae Griffith (November 21, 1894 – July 13, 1979) was an American film actress, producer and author.
Cuthbert Quinlan Dale Collins (9 April 1897 – 3 March 1956) was an Australian journalist and author of popular fiction.
Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky (p; – December 9, 1941) was a Russian novelist, poet, religious thinker, and literary critic.
Drag is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film produced by Richard A. Rowland and directed by Frank Lloyd based on the 1925 novel Drag: A Comedy by William Dudley Pelley.
Dynamite is a 1929 American pre-Code drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, and Julia Faye.
Elliott J. Clawson (January 19, 1883 – July 21, 1942) was an American screenwriter.
Ernest George Palmer (December 6, 1885 - February 22, 1978) was a Hollywood cinematographer for more than 160 films.
Ernst Lubitsch (January 29, 1892November 30, 1947) was a German American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
The Fox Film Corporation was an American company that produced motion pictures, formed by William Fox on 1 February 1915.
Frank William George Lloyd (2 February 1886 – 10 August 1960) was a British-born American film director, scriptwriter, producer, and actor.
Frederick Lonsdale (5 February 1881 – 4 April 1954) was an English dramatist.
George Bancroft (September 30, 1882 – October 2, 1956) was an American film actor, whose career spanned more than thirty years from 1925 to 1956.
George S. Barnes, A.S.C. (October 16, 1892 – May 30, 1953) was an American cinematographer active from the era of silent films to the early 1950s.
Grand Hotel is a 1932 American pre-code drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier.
Hanns Kräly (January 16, 1884 – November 11, 1950), credited in the United States as Hans Kraly, was a German actor and screenwriter.
Hans Dreier (August 21, 1885 – October 24, 1966) was a German motion picture art director.
Harold Everett Porter (19 September 1887 — 21 June 1936) was an American writer.
Harry Beaumont (February 10, 1888 – December 22, 1966) was an American film director, actor, and screenwriter.
Harry Oliver (April 4, 1888 – July 4, 1973) was an American humorist, artist, and Academy Award nominated art director of films from the 1920s and 1930s.
Harry Rapf (16 October 1882 New York City – 6 February 1949 Los Angeles) American film producer.
Hermann Sudermann (30 September 1857 – 21 November 1928) was a German dramatist and novelist.
In Old Arizona is a 1928 American Pre-Code Western film directed by Irving Cummings, nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Irving Camisky (October 9, 1888 – April 18, 1959) was an American movie actor, director, producer and writer.
Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures.
Jeanne Eagels (June 26, 1890 – October 3, 1929) was an American stage and film actress.
John Francis Seitz, A.S.C. (June 23, 1892 – February 27, 1979) was an American cinematographer and inventor.
Josephine Lovett (21 October 1877 – 17 September 1958) was an American scenario writer, adapter, screenwriter and actress, active in films from 1916 to 1935.
KNX, a Los Angeles, California AM radio station broadcasting on 1070 kHz, is one of eight all-news format stations owned by Entercom.
Lawrence Weingarten (December 30, 1897 – February 5, 1975) was an American film producer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Lewis Shepard Stone (November 15, 1879 – September 12, 1953) was an American actor known for his role as Judge James Hardy in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Andy Hardy film series and as an MGM contract player.
Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Madame X is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Lionel Barrymore, and starring Ruth Chatterton as a fallen woman who longs to be reunited with her son.
Gladys Louise Smith (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979), known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-born film actress and producer.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Arlen (November 16, 1895 in Ruse, Bulgaria – June 23, 1956), born Dikran Kouyoumdjian (Տիգրան Գույումճյան), was a British essayist, short story writer, novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter of an Armenian origin, who had his greatest successes in the 1920s while living and writing in England.
Mitchell Leisen (October 6, 1898 – October 28, 1972) was an American director, art director, and costume designer.
Mutiny on the Bounty is a 1935 American drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, based on the Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall novel Mutiny on the Bounty.
William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer.
Our Dancing Daughters is a 1928 American silent drama film, starring Joan Crawford and John Mack Brown, about the "loosening of youth morals" that took place during the 1920s.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) was an American stage and film actor who grew up in Chicago.
Count Peter Alekseyevich Pahlen (Russian: Пётр Алексе́евич Па́лен; German: Peter Ludwig von der Pahlen; 28 July 1745 – 25 February 1826) was a Russian courtier who played a pivotal role in the assassination of Emperor Paul.
Robert Middlemass (3 September 1883, New Britain, Connecticut – 10 September 1949, Los Angeles, California) was an American playwright and stage actor, and later character actor with over 100 film appearances.
Roland West (February 20, 1885 – March 31, 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative proto-film noir movies of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Ruth Chatterton (December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film, and television actress.
Sal of Singapore is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Howard Higgin.
Skyscraper is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Howard Higgin.
Street Angel is a 1928 silent film with a Movietone soundtrack, directed by Frank Borzage, adapted by Harry H. Caldwell (titles), Katherine Hilliker (titles), Philip Klein, Marion Orth and Henry Roberts Symonds from the play Lady Cristilinda by Monckton Hoffe.
The Awakening (1928) is a feature film directed by Victor Fleming.
The Barker is a 1928 part-talkie pre-Code romantic drama film produced and released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Bros., acquired in September 1928.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929) is a film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in both silent and part-talkie versions.
The Broadway Melody, also known as The Broadway Melody of 1929, is an American pre-Code musical film and the first sound film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture.
The Cop is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Donald Crisp.
The Divine Lady is a 1929 American Vitaphone sound film with a synchronized musical score, sound effects, and some synchronized singing, but no spoken dialogue.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929, or simply Hollywood Revue, is an American Pre-Code musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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The Leatherneck is a 1929 American silent drama film directed by Howard Higgin.
The Letter (1929) is an American pre-Code drama film produced by Paramount Pictures.
The Patriot is a 1928 semi-biographical film that was directed by Ernst Lubitsch and released by Paramount Pictures.
The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise, and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, with Richard Haydn and Eleanor Parker.
The Valiant is a 1929 American drama film released by Fox Film Corporation in the Fox Movietone sound-on-film system on May 19, 1929.
The Valiant is a one-act play from the 1920s by Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass.
Thunderbolt (also released as At The Gates of Death) is a 1929 American Pre-Code proto-noir film which tells the story of a criminal, facing execution, who wants to kill the man in the next cell for being in love with his girlfriend.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron.
Tom Barry (July 31, 1885 – November 7, 1931) was a vaudeville sketch writer, playwright and screenwriter.
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
Warner Leroy Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951) was an American film actor from the 1910s to the 1940s.
Weary River is a 1929 American romantic drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, and William Holden.
White Shadows in the South Seas is a 1928 American silent film adventure romance directed by W.S. Van Dyke and starring Monte Blue and Raquel Torres.
William Churchill de Mille (July 25, 1878 – March 5, 1955) was an American screenwriter and film director from the silent film era through the early 1930s.
William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896 – March 5, 1957) was an American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director as well as a film director and producer during a career spanning five decades.
Winfield R. Sheehan (1883–1945) was a film company executive.
Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures.
Wonder of Women is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film, nominated for Best Writing at the 2nd Academy Awards.
The following is an overview of 1928 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
The following is an overview of 1929 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
The 3rd Academy Awards were awarded to films completed and screened released between August 1, 1929, and July 31, 1930, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
4 Devils (also known as Four Devils) is a lost 1928 American silent drama film directed by German film director F. W. Murnau and starring Janet Gaynor.