1925 in film


1925 in film

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Top grossing films

# "The Big Parade"
# "Ben-Hur"
# "The Freshman"
# "Men and Women"
# "His People"
# "The Gold Rush"
# "The Merry Widow"
# "Stella Dallas (1925 film)"
# "The Lost World (1925 film)"
# "East Lynne"
# "Little Annie Rooney"
# "The Lucky Devil"
# "The Unholy Three"
# "The Everlasting Whisper"

Films released in 1925

*"El Húsar de la muerte", starring and directed by Pedro Sienna.
*"The Battleship Potemkin"
*"Ben-Hur", starring Ramon Novarro.
*"The Big Parade", directed by King Vidor and starring John Gilbert and Renée Adorée.
*"Braveheart", starring Rod La Rocque.
*"Don Q, Son of Zorro"
*"The Eagle", starring Rudolph Valentino.
*"East Lynne", staring Edmund Lowe
*"The Everlasting Whisper", starring Tom Mix
*"The Freshman", starring Harold Lloyd
*"General Nogi and Kumasan" ("Nogi taisho to Kumasan")
*"Go West", starring Buster Keaton.
*"The Gold Rush", a Charlie Chaplin film.
*"The Heart Breaker"
*"His People"
*"Isn't Life Terrible"
*"Joyless Street"
*"The Lady", starring Norma Talmadge
*"Little Annie Rooney", starring Mary Pickford.
*"The Lost World (1925 film)", starring Bessie Love and Wallace Beery.
*"The Lucky Devil", starring Richard Dix
*"Men and Women", starring Richard Dix
*"The Merry Widow", starring Mae Murray; directed by Erich von Stroheim.
*"The Monster", starring Lon Chaney.
*"Phantom of the Opera", starring Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, and Norman Kerry.
*"The Plastic Age" - directed by Wesley Ruggles, screen-written by Frederica Sagor Maas, starring Clara Bow (her debut) and Gilbert Roland; Clark Gable was also in this film.
*"The Pleasure Garden", directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Nita Naldi and Virginia Valli
*"Stella Dallas (1925 film)", starring Ronald Colman and Belle Bennett
*"The Street of Forgotten Men"
*"Street Sketches" ("Gaijo no suketchi")
*"Strike"
*"Thou Shalt Honor Thy Wife", directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer
*"Tumbleweeds", starring William S. Hart.
*"Under the Crimson Sunset" ("Akai yuhi ni terasarete")
*"The Unholy Three", starring Lon Chaney.
*"The White Lily Laments" ("Shirayuri wa nageku")
*"Wizard of Oz", starring Dorothy Dwan.
*"Wolf Blood"

hort film series

*"Buster Keaton" (1917-1941)
*"Laurel and Hardy" (1921-1943)
*"Our Gang" (1922-1944)

Animated short film series

*"Felix the Cat" (1919-1930)
*"Koko the Clown" (1919-1963)
*"Aesop's Film Fables" (1921-1934)
*"Alice Comedies" (1923-1927)
*"Koko's Song Car Tunes" (1924-1927)
*"Krazy Kat" (1925-1940)
*"Un-Natural History" (1925-1927)

Births

*January 6 - Enrique Carreras , film director, producer (d. 1995)
*January 9 - Lee Van Cleef, actor (d. 1989)
*January 13 - Gwen Verdon, actress, dancer (d. 2000)
*January 26 - Paul Newman, actor (d. 2008)
*January 30 - Dorothy Malone, actress
*February 8 - Jack Lemmon, actor (d. 2001)
*February 11 - Kim Stanley, actress (d. 2001)
*February 17 - Hal Holbrook, actor
*February 18 - George Kennedy, actor
*February 20 - Robert Altman, director (d. 2006)
*February 21 - Sam Peckinpah, director (d. 1984)
*April 14 - Rod Steiger, actor (d. 2002)
*April 19 - Hugh O'Brian, actor
*June 3 - Tony Curtis, actor
*June 21 - Maureen Stapleton, actress (d. 2006)
*July 1 - Farley Granger, actor
*July 20 - Lola Albright, actress
*August 11 - Arlene Dahl, actress
*August 23 - Robert Mulligan, director
*September 8 - Peter Sellers, comedian, actor (d. 1980)
*September 9 - Cliff Robertson, actor
*October 3 - Gore Vidal, writer, actor
*October 5 - Gail Davis, actress (d. 1997)
*October 16 - Angela Lansbury, actress
*November 10 - Richard Burton, actor (d. 1984)
*November 17 - Rock Hudson, actor (d. 1985)
*December 8 - Sammy Davis Jr., singer, dancer, musician, actor (d. 1990)
*December 13 - Dick Van Dyke, actor
*December 28 - Hildegard Knef, actress, singer and writer (d. 2002)

Deaths

*March 13 – Lucille Ricksen, American actress
*April 16 – David Powell, British actor born in Scotland
*October 31 – Max Linder, French comedic actor
*December 8 – Marguerite Marsh, silent film actress, sister of Mae Marsh
*December 22 – Mary Thurman, silent film actress


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