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A Free Soul is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film that tells the story of an alcoholic San Francisco defense attorney who must defend his daughter's ex-boyfriend on a charge of murdering the mobster she had started a relationship with, a mobster whom her father had previously got an acquittal for on a murder charge.
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 Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1956.
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.
Adolph Zukor (January 7, 1873 – June 10, 1976) was an American film mogul and founder of Paramount Pictures, born in Austria-Hungary.
Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor.
Ann Harding (August 7, 1902 – September 1, 1981) was an American theatre, motion picture, radio, and television actress.
Anton Grot (18 January 1884 – 21 March 1974) was a distinguished Polish art director long in Hollywood.
Barney McGill (April 30, 1890 – January 11, 1942) was an American cinematographer who was nominated at the 4th Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for the film Svengali.
Charles Bryant Lang, Jr., A.S.C. (March 27, 1902, Bluff, Utah – April 3, 1998, Santa Monica, California from the American Society of Cinematographers website) was an American cinematographer.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cimarron is a 1931 Pre-Code Western film directed by Wesley Ruggles, starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne, and featuring Estelle Taylor and Roscoe Ates.
Cimarron is a novel by Edna Ferber, published in 1929 and based on development in Oklahoma after the Land Rush.
Clarence Leon Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director.
Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic Western film starring, directed and produced by Kevin Costner.
Donald Ogden Stewart (November 30, 1894 - August 2, 1980) was an American author and screenwriter, best known for his sophisticated golden era comedies and melodramas, such as The Philadelphia Story (based on the play by Philip Barry), Tarnished Lady and Love Affair.
Douglas Z. Doty (October 15, 1874 – 20 February 1935) was an American screenwriter and editor.
East Lynne is a 1931 American Pre-Code film version of Ellen Wood's eponymous 1861 novel, which was adapted by Tom Barry and Bradley King and directed by Frank Lloyd.
Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright.
Edward Cronjager (March 21, 1904 – June 15, 1960) was an American cinematographer, whose career spanned from the silent era through the 1950s.
Floyd Delafield Crosby, A.S.C. (December 12, 1899 – September 30, 1985) was an Academy Award winning American cinematographer, descendant of the Van Rensselaer family, and father of musicians Ethan and David Crosby.
The Fox Film Corporation was an American company that produced motion pictures, formed by William Fox on 1 February 1915.
Francis Edward Faragoh (October 16, 1898 – July 25, 1966) was an American screenwriter.
Fred Niblo Jr. (January 23, 1903 – February 18, 1973) was a successful American screenwriter.
Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s."Obituary Variety, April 16, 1975, page 95.
Hans Dreier (August 21, 1885 – October 24, 1966) was a German motion picture art director.
Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast (May 6, 1897 – March 17, 1968) was an Argentinean born, French screenwriter and director.
Holiday is a 1930 American pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.
Holiday is a 1928 play by Philip Barry which was twice adapted to film.
Horace Jackson (March 29, 1898 – January 26, 1952) was an American Academy Award-nominated filmmaker of the silent and sound film eras.
Howard Estabrook (born Howard Bolles, July 11, 1884 – July 16, 1978) was an American actor, film director and producer, and screenwriter.
Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world.
Irene Dunne (born Irene Marie Dunn, December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.
Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures.
John Cooper Jr. (September 15, 1922 – May 3, 2011) was an American actor, television director, producer and executive.
John Milton Bright (1908-1989) was an American journalist, screenwriter and political activist.
John Monk Saunders (November 22, 1897 – March 11, 1940) was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director.
Josef von Sternberg, (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director.
Joseph Jackson (June 8, 1894 – May 26, 1932) was an American screenwriter, who was nominated for the now dead category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards.
Joseph Leo Mankiewicz (February 11, 1909 – February 5, 1993) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Just Imagine is a 1930 American pre-Code science fiction musical-comedy film, directed by David Butler.
Kubec Glasmon (August 12, 1897 – March 13, 1938) was an American screenwriter from Poland, who was nominated for the now defunct category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards.
Laughter is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast and starring Nancy Carroll, Fredric March and Frank Morgan.
Percy Reginald Lawrence-Grant (30 October 1870 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England – 19 February 1952 in Santa Barbara, California, USA) was an English actor known for supporting roles in films such as The Living Ghost, I'll Tell the World, Shanghai Express, The Mask of Fu Manchu and Son of Frankenstein.
Lee Garmes, A.S.C. (May 27, 1898 – August 31, 1978) was an American cinematographer.
Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein; September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-born American motion picture director.
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.
This is a list of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees in the award categories "acting" and "directing".
Little Caesar is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film distributed by Warner Brothers, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, and starring Edward G. Robinson, Glenda Farrell, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. The film tells the story of a hoodlum who ascends the ranks of organized crime until he reaches its upper echelons.
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.
Lucien Hubbard (December 22, 1888 – December 31, 1971) was a film producer and screenwriter.
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.
Marie Dressler (born Leila Marie Koerber, November 9, 1868 – July 28, 1934) was a Canadian-American stage and screen actress, comedian, and early silent film and Depression-era film star.
Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer who held both German and American citizenship.
Martin Archer Flavin (November 2, 1883 – December 27, 1967) was an American playwright and novelist.
Max Rée (7 October 1889 – 7 March 1953) was a Danish costume designer and art director.
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.
The Millennium Biltmore Hotel, originally named the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel of the Biltmore Hotels group, is a luxury hotel located across the street from Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles, California, US.
Min and Bill is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy-drama film starring Marie Dressler and Wallace Beery and based on Lorna Moon's novel Dark Star, adapted by Frances Marion and Marion Jackson.
Morocco is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic drama film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, and Adolphe Menjou.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Edith Norma Shearer (August 11, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942.
Norman Rae Taurog (February 23, 1899 – April 7, 1981) was an American film director and screenwriter.
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.
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Philip Jerome Quinn Barry (June 18, 1896 – December 3, 1949) was an American dramatist best known for his plays Holiday (1928) and The Philadelphia Story (1939), which were both made into films starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.
Ralph Hammeras (March 24, 1894 – February 3, 1970) was an American special effects designer, cinematographer and art director.
Richard Day (9 May 1896 – 23 May 1972) was a Canadian art director.
Richard Dix (July 18, 1893 – September 20, 1949) was an American motion picture actor who achieved popularity in both silent and sound film.
RKO General, Inc., was the main holding company through 1991 for the noncore businesses of the General Tire and Rubber Company and, after General Tire's reorganization in the 1980s, GenCorp.
RKO Pictures was an American film production and distribution company.
Robert N. Lee (12 May 1890 – 18 September 1964) was an American screenwriter.
Rowland Brown (November 6, 1900 – May 6, 1963), born Chauncey Rowland Brown in Canton, Ohio, was an American screenwriter and film director, whose career as a director ended in the early 1930s after he started many more films than he finished.
Sam Mintz (Сэм Мінц; July 12, 1897 – September 13, 1957) was an American screenwriter from Belarus, who was nominated in the category of Best Adapted Screenplay at the 4th Academy Awards.
Samuel Goldwyn Productions was an American film production company founded by Samuel Goldwyn in 1923, and active through 1959.
Seton Ingersoll Miller (May 3, 1902 – March 29, 1974) was an American screenwriter and producer.
Skippy was an American comic strip written and drawn by Percy Crosby that was published from 1923 to 1945.
Skippy is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy film.
Smart Money is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros., directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney, the only time Robinson and Cagney made a movie together despite being the two leading gangster actors at Warner Bros.
Stephen Goosson (March 24, 1889 - March 25, 1973) was an American film set designer and art director.
Svengali is a 1931 American pre-Code supernatural drama/horror film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. The film stars John Barrymore and co-stars Marian Marsh.
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas, sometimes simply called Tabu, is a 1931 silent film directed by F.W. Murnau, a docufiction.
The Criminal Code is a 1931 American Pre-Code Hollywood romantic crime drama film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Walter Huston and Phillips Holmes.
The Dawn Patrol is a 1930 American Pre-Code World War I film starring Richard Barthelmess and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
The Doorway to Hell is a 1930 American pre-Code crime film directed by Archie Mayo and starring Lew Ayres and James Cagney, in his second film role.
The Front Page is a 1931 American pre-Code comedy film, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien.
The Public Enemy (Enemies of the Public in the UK) is a 1931 American all-talking pre-Code gangster film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. The film was directed by William A. Wellman and stars James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Donald Cook, and Joan Blondell.
The Right to Love is a 1930 American Pre-Code drama film which was nominated at the 4th Academy Awards for Best Cinematography (for Charles Lang).
The Royal Family of Broadway is a 1930 American pre-Code comedy film directed by George Cukor and Cyril Gardner and released by Paramount Pictures.
Trader Horn is a 1931 American Pre-Code adventure film starring Harry Carey and Edwina Booth, and directed by W.S. Van Dyke.
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
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Wesley Ruggles (June 11, 1889 – January 8, 1972) was an American film director.
Whoopee! is a 1930 American pre-Code musical comedy film photographed in two-color Technicolor.
William LeBaron (February 16, 1883February 9, 1958) was an American film producer.
Winfield R. Sheehan (1883–1945) was a film company executive.
The following is an overview of 1930 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
The following is an overview of 1931 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The 2nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films released between August 1, 1928, and July 31, 1929.