1967 in film


1967 in film

The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. It is widely considered as one of the most ground-breaking years in film.

Events

*December 26 - The Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour" airs on British television.
*The prototype for the IMAX multi-screen system is exhibited at Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Awards

Academy Awards: :Best Picture: "In the Heat of the Night" - Mirisch, United Artists :Best Director: Mike Nichols - "The Graduate":Best Actor: Rod Steiger - "In the Heat of the Night" :Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn - "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner":Best Supporting Actor: George Kennedy - "Cool Hand Luke":Best Supporting Actress: Estelle Parsons - "Bonnie and Clyde":Best Foreign Language Film: "Closely Watched Trains" ("Ostře sledované vlaky"), directed by Jiri Menzel, Czechoslovakia

Golden Globe Awards:

:Drama::Best Picture: "In the Heat of the Night":Best Actor: "Rod Steiger"' - "In the Heat of the Night":Best Actress: Edith Evans - "The Whisperers" :Musical or comedy::Best Picture: "The Graduate":Best Actor: Richard Harris - "Camelot" :Best Actress: Anne Bancroft - "The Graduate"

:Other:Best Director: Mike Nichols - "The Graduate":Best English Language Foreign Film: "The Fox", United Kingdom :Best Foreign Film: "Live for Life" ("Vivre pour vivre"), France

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival)::"Blowup", directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival)::"Belle de jour", directed by Louis Buñuel, France / Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival)::"Le départ", directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, Belgium

Films released in 1967

*"A Countess from Hong Kong
*"The Ambushers"
*"The Andromeda Nebula"
*"Barefoot in the Park"
*"The Battle of Algiers" (U.S. release)
*"Bedazzled"
*"Belle de jour"
*"The Big Mouth", starring Jerry Lewis
*"Bonnie and Clyde"
*"The Born Losers"
*"Camelot"
*"Casino Royale"
*"Cervantes"
*"Clambake"
*"Come Spy with Me"
*"Cool Hand Luke"
*"Le départ"
*"The Dirty Dozen"
*"Doctor Dolittle"
*"El Dorado"
*"Double Trouble"
*"Easy Come, Easy Go"
*"Far from the Madding Crowd"
*"The Fastest Guitar Alive"
* "A Fistful of Dollars" (U.S. release)
*"Fitzwilly"
*"The Flim-Flam Man"
*"Follow That Camel" a.k.a "Carry On...Follow That Camel" or "Carry On In The Legion"
*"For a Few Dollars More" (U.S. release)
*"Gamera vs. Gyaos"
*"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (U.S. release)
*"Good Times"
*"Grand slam"
*"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
*"The Graduate", premiered in Los Angeles on December 8
*"The Happiest Millionaire"
*"Hombre"
*"The Honey Pot"
*"Hurry Sundown
*"I Am Curious (Yellow)"
*"In Cold Blood"
*"In Like Flint"
*"In the Heat of the Night"
*"The Jungle Book"
*"Komissar" aka The Commissar
*"One Million Years B.C."
*"Playtime"
*"Point Blank"
*"The President's Analyst"
*"Quatermass and the Pit"
*"Reflections in a Golden Eye"
*"The Reluctant Astronaut"
*"The St. Valentine's Day Massacre"
*"Le Samouraï" ("The Samurai"), starring Alain Delon
*"Son of Godzilla"
*"Stimulantia"
*"The Fox"
*"The Stranger" ("Lo Straniero")
*"This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse"
*"Thoroughly Modern Millie"
*"The Tiger Makes Out", starring Eli Wallach
*"Tobruk"
*"To Sir, with Love"
*"Ulysses"
*"Valley of the Dolls"
*"Welcome to Hard Times"
*"Wait Until Dark"
*"The War Wagon"
*"Week End"
*"The Whisperers"
*"Who's That Knocking at My Door", directed by Martin Scorsese
*"You Only Live Twice"

hort Film Series

*"Looney Tunes" (1930-1969)
*"Merrie Melodies" (1931-1969)
*"Speedy Gonzales" (1953-1968)

Births

*January 2 - Tia Carrere, American actress
*January 14 - Emily Watson, English actress

*February 9 - Benicio del Toro, Puerto Rican actor
*February 10 - Laura Dern, American actress
*March 16 - Lauren Graham, American actress
*April 2 - Ajay Devgan, Indian actor
*May 1 - Scott Coffey, American actor/director
*May 31 - Sandrine Bonnaire, French actress
*June 20 - Nicole Kidman, Australian actress
*July 1 - Pamela Anderson, American actress
*July 16 - Will Ferrell, American actor
*October 4 - Liev Schreiber, American actor
*October 5 - Guy Pearce, Australian actor
*October 28 - Julia Roberts, American actress
*September 11 - Harry Connick, Jr.
*November 28 - Anna Nicole Smith, model and actress ( d. 2007)

Deaths

*January 8 - Zbigniew Cybulski, 39, Polish actor
*January 21 - Ann Sheridan, 51, American actress
*January 22 - Jobyna Ralston, 67, American actress
*February 14 - Sig Ruman, 82, German actor
*February 15 - Antonio Moreno, 79, Spanish-American actor and director
*February 16 - Smiley Burnette, 58, American actor
*February 16 - Martine Carol, 46, French actress
*February 24 - Franz Waxman, 60, German film composer
*March 5 - Mischa Auer, 61, Russian actor
*March 6 - Nelson Eddy, 65, Canadian singer and actor
*March 11 - Geraldine Farrar, 85, American singer and actress
*May 8 - LaVerne Andrews, 55, American singer and actress (Andrews Sisters)
*May 8 - Barbara Payton, 39, American actress
*May 30 - Claude Rains, 77, British actor
*June 10 - Spencer Tracy, 67, American actor
*June 16 - Reginald Denny, 75, British actor
*June 26 - Françoise Dorléac, 25, French actress
*June 29 - Jayne Mansfield, 34, American actress
*July 7 - Vivien Leigh, 53, British actress
*July 21 - David Weisbart, 52, American film editor and producer
*July 21 - Basil Rathbone, 75, British actor
*August 9 - Anton Walbrook, 70, Austrian actor
*August 13 - Jane Darwell, 87, American actress
*August 25 - Paul Muni, 71, Ukrainian-American actor
*October 12 - Nat Pendleton, 72, American actor, former Olympic swimmer
*November 1 - Benita Hume, 60, British actress
*November 9 - Charles Bickford, 76, American actor
*December 4 - Bert Lahr, 72, American actor


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