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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following is an overview of 1929 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

Top-grossing films

The top ten 1929 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1929
Rank Title Studio Box office gross rental
1 The Broadway Melody Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $2,808,000[1]
2 The Cock-Eyed World Fox Film Corporation $2,700,000[2]
3 Gold Diggers of Broadway Warner Bros. $2,540,000[3]
4 Sunny Side Up Fox Film Corporation $2,190,000[4]
5 On with the Show! Warner Bros. $1,741,000[3]
6 Say It with Songs $1,715,000[3]
7 Rio Rita RKO Radio Pictures $1,700,000[2]
8 Show Boat Universal Pictures $1,643,000[4]
9 The Desert Song Warner Bros. $1,594,000[3]
10 Welcome Danger Paramount Pictures $1,550,000[4]

Events

The days of the silent film are numbered. A mad scramble to provide synchronized sound is on.

Academy Awards

The 2nd Academy Awards honored the best films released between August 1, 1928, and July 31, 1929. They took place on April 3, 1930, at an awards banquet in the Cocoanut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

Most nominations: In Old Arizona (Fox Film Corporation) – 5

Most awards – no film won more than 1 award

Note: Prior to 1933, awards were not based on calendar years. Best Picture, Actress and Director went to 1930 films.

Notable films released in 1929

United States unless stated otherwise.

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Serials

Short film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

Lobby card of Berth Marks.
Lobby card of Berth Marks.

References

  1. ^ The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles, California: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  2. ^ a b Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 356–357. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  3. ^ a b c d Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 7 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  4. ^ a b c "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. October 15, 1990. p. M150.
  5. ^ "Fox's World High, $173,391". Variety. August 14, 1929. p. 9. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  6. ^ "Fox Sells F.N. Holdings to Warners". The Film Daily. November 4, 1929. p. 1.
  7. ^ Sexton, Jamie. "Drifters (1929)". screenonline. BFI. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
  8. ^ Donald F. Glut (1999). Carbon Dates: A Day by Day Almanac of Paleo Anniversaries and Dino Events. McFarland. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-7864-0592-3.
  9. ^ Gaetana Marrone (2007). Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies: A-J. Taylor & Francis. p. 1015. ISBN 978-1-57958-390-3.
  10. ^ Cleveland Amory (1959). International Celebrity Register. Celebrity Register. p. 529.
  11. ^ "Saeed Jaffrey, actor – obituary". The Telegraph. 16 November 2015. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  12. ^ Kristine Helen Burns (2002). Women and Music in America Since 1900: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press. p. 538. ISBN 978-1-57356-309-3.
  13. ^ Kathleen Riley (27 April 2005). Nigel Hawthorne on Stage. Univ of Hertfordshire Press. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-902806-31-0.
  14. ^ "Grace Kelly | American actress and princess of Monaco". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
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