1950 in film


1950 in film

The year 1950 in film involved some significant events.__TOC__

Events

* February 15 - Walt Disney Studios' animated film "Cinderella" debuts.

Top grossing films (U.S.)

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1950.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards: :Best Picture: "All About Eve" - 20th Century-Fox :Best Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz - "All About Eve":Best Actor: José Ferrer - "Cyrano de Bergerac":Best Actress: Judy Holliday - "Born Yesterday":Best Supporting Actor: George Sanders - "All About Eve":Best Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull - "Harvey"

Golden Globe Awards:

:Drama::Best Picture: "Sunset Boulevard":Best Actor: José Ferrer - "Cyrano de Bergerac":Best Actress: Gloria Swanson - "Sunset Boulevard" :Musical or comedy::Best Picture: no award:Best Actor: Fred Astaire - "Three Little Words" :Best Actress: Judy Holliday - "Born Yesterday"

:Other:Best Director: Billy Wilder - "Sunset Boulevard"

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not held

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):"Justice Is Done" ("Justice est faite"), directed by André Cayatte, France

Films released in 1950

*"Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion"
*"All About Eve"
*"Annie Get Your Gun"
*"The Asphalt Jungle"
*"At War with the Army"
*"The Blue Lamp"
*"Battleground"
*"Bitter Rice" (U.S. release)
*"The Black Rose"
*"Born Yesterday"
*"Bright Leaf"
*"Broken Arrow"
* "Café Paradis"
*"Caged"
*"Captain Carey, U.S.A.", war drama starring Alan Ladd
*"Cheaper by the Dozen"
*"Cinderella"
*"Cyrano de Bergerac"
*"Dark City"
*"Destination Moon"
*"Fancy Pants"
*"Father of the Bride"
*"The Flame and the Arrow"
*"The Furies"
*"Gun Crazy" (aka "Deadly is the Woman")
*"The Gunfighter"
*"The Happiest Days of Your Life"
*"Harvey"
*"In a Lonely Place"
*"Justice is Done"
*"Kim"
*"King Solomon's Mines"
*"A Lady Without Passport"
*"Last Holiday"
*"Louisa (film)", starring Ronald Reagan
*"The Magnificent Yankee"
*"The Men"
*"The Miniver Story"
*"Mister 880"
*"Mystery Street"
*"My Friend Irma Goes West"
*"No Way Out"
*"Orphée"
*"Rashomon"
*"Rio Grande"
*"Sands of Iwo Jima"
*"Side Street"
*"Seven Days to Noon"
*"Stage Fright"
*"Stromboli"
*"Summer Stock"
*"Sunset Boulevard"
*"Tension"
*"The Third Man" (U.S. release)
*"Three Little Words"
*"Treasure Island"
*"Trio"
*"Twelve O'Clock High"
*"The West Point Story"
*"When Willie Comes Marching Home"
*"Where Danger Lives"
*"Where the Sidewalk Ends"
*"Winchester '73"

erials

*"Atom Man vs. Superman", starring Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill and Lyle Talbot
*"Cody of the Pony Express"
*"Desperadoes of the West", starring Tom Keene
*"Flying Disc Man from Mars", starring Walter Reed and Lois Collier
*"The Invisible Monster", starring Richard Webb and Aline Towne
*"The Mystery of the Snakeskin Belt"
*"Pirates of the High Seas", starring Buster Crabbe

hort film series

*"Mickey Mouse" (1928-1952)
*"Looney Tunes" (1930-1969)
*"Merrie Melodies" (1931-1969)
*"Popeye" (1933-1957)
*"The Three Stooges" (1934-1959)
*"Donald Duck" (1936-1956)
*"Pluto" (1937-1951)
*"Goofy" (1939-1953)
*"Tom and Jerry" (1940-1958)
*"Bugs Bunny" (1940-1962)
*"The Fox and the Crow" (1941-1950)
*"Mighty Mouse" (1942-1955)
*"Chip and Dale" (1943-1956)
*"Yosemite Sam" (1945-1963)

Births

*January 16 - Debbie Allen, actress, dancer, choreographer
*January 24 - Daniel Auteuil, actor
*February 18 - Cybill Shepherd,actress
*March 16 - Kate Nelligan, actress
*March 18 - Brad Dourif, actor
*March 30 - Robbie Coltrane, actor
*April 4 - Christine Lahti, actress
*April 29 - Phillip Noyce, director
*May 12 - Gabriel Byrne, actor
*September 28 - John Sayles, director, screenwriter
*October 31 - John Candy, comedian and actor
*December 12 - Rajnikanth, actor

Deaths

*January 3 - Emil Jannings, actor
*January 12 - John M. Stahl, film director and producer
*March 10 - Marguerite De La Motte, actress
*April 7 - Walter Huston, Academy Award winning actor
*October 23 - Al Jolson, actor, singer, entertainer
*October 28 - Maurice Costello, actor of stage & screen
*December 28 - William Garwood, actor


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