1948 in film


1948 in film

The year 1948 in film involved some significant events.

Events

* Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" becomes the first British film to win the American Academy Award for Best Picture.

Top grossing films (U.S.)

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1948.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

:Best Picture: "Hamlet" - Two Cities Films :Best Director: John Huston - "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre":Best Actor: Laurence Olivier - "Hamlet":Best Actress: Jane Wyman - "Johnny Belinda":Best Supporting Actor: Walter Huston - "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre":Best Supporting Actress: Claire Trevor - "Key Largo"

Golden Globe Awards:

:Best Picture (tie): "Johnny Belinda":Best Picture (tie): "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre":Best Director: John Huston - "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre":Best Actor: Laurence Olivier - "Hamlet":Best Actress: Jane Wyman - "Johnny Belinda"

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not held

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):"Hamlet", directed by Laurence Olivier (United Kingdom):Best Actor: Ernst Deutsch in "Der Prozess":Best Actress: Jean Simmons in "Hamlet"

Films released in 1948

*"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
*"Act of Violence"
*"Adventures of Don Juan"
*"Anna Karenina"
*"Arch of Triumph"
*"Bicycle Thieves" ("Ladri di biciclette")
*"Call Northside 777", with James Stewart
*"The Fallen Idol", written by Graham Greene and directed by Carol Reed
*"Easter Parade"
*"The Emperor Waltz"
*"Every Girl Should Be Married"
*"Fighter Squadron", directed by Raoul Walsh
*"A Foreign Affair"
*"Fort Apache", directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne
*"Green Grass of Wyoming"
*"Hamlet"
*"I Remember Mama"
*"Joan of Arc", starring Ingrid Bergman and José Ferrer
*"Johnny Belinda"
*"Key Largo", starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
*"Ladies of the Chorus"
*"The Lady from Shanghai"
*"Louisiana Story"
*"The Loves of Carmen"
*"The Luck of the Irish"
*"Macbeth", directed by and starring Orson Welles
*"The Man from Colorado"
*"Melody Time"
*"Mexican Hayride", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
*"Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House"
*"Moonrise"
*"The Naked City"
*"The Noose Hangs High", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
*"Na svoji zemlji"
*"Oliver Twist", directed by David Lean
*"The Paleface"
*"Les parents terribles", directed by Jean Cocteau
*"The Pirate"
*"Portrait of Jennie"
*"Red River"
*"The Red Shoes"
*"Rogues' Regiment", directed by Robert Florey and starring Dick Powell, Marta Toren and Vincent Price
*"Romance on the High Seas"
*"Rope", by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart
*"Scott of the Antarctic", starring John Mills
*"The Search"
*"Sitting Pretty"
*"The Snake Pit"
*"A Song Is Born"
*"Sorry, Wrong Number"
*"State of the Union"
*"The Three Muskteers"
*"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", starring Humphrey Bogart
*"Up in Central Park", directed by William A. Seiter and starring Deanna Durbin and Vincent Price
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*"When My Baby Smiles at Me"
*"The Winslow Boy"

erials

*"G-Men Never Forget", starring Clayton Moore
*"Dangers of the Canadian Mounted"
*"Adventures of Frank and Jesse James", starring Clayton Moore
*"Superman", starring Kirk Alyn and Noel Neill
*"Tex Granger"
*"Congo Bill"

hort film series

*1928 -- 1952 - "Mickey Mouse"
*1930 -- 1964 - "Terrytoons"
*1933 –- 1957 - "Popeye"
*1934 –- 1959 - "The Three Stooges"
*1936 –- 1956 - "Donald Duck"
*1939 -- 1953 - "Goofy"
*1940 –- 1958 - "Tom and Jerry"
*1940 -- 1962 - "Bugs Bunny"
*1941 -- 1950 - "The Fox and the Crow"
*1941 -- 1949 - "Woody Woodpecker"
*1942 -- 1955 - "Mighty Mouse"
*1943 -- 1956 - "Chip and Dale"
*1943 -- 1958 - "Droopy"
*1945 -- 1963 - "Yosemite Sam"
*1946 -- 1948 - "George and Junior"
*1947 -- 1949 - "Blackie the Sheep"

Births

*January 14 - Carl Weathers, actor
*January 14 - T-Bone Burnett, producer, musician
*January 16 - John Carpenter, director
*February 20 - Jennifer O'Neill, actress
*March 28 - Dianne Wiest, actress
*July 30 - Jean Reno, actor
*October 9 - Jackson Browne, songwriter
*October 17 - Margot Kidder, Canadian actress
*November 28 - Agnieszka Holland, Polish director and script writer
*December 21 - Samuel L. Jackson, American actor
*December 27 - Gérard Depardieu, French actor

Deaths

*February 11 - Sergy Eisenstein, film director
*July 5 - Carole Landis, actress
*July 15 - William Selig, pioneer studio builder
*July 23 - David Wark Griffith, film director
*August 13 - Elaine Hammerstein, actress


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