1914 in film


1914 in film

The year 1914 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

*The 3,300-seat "Strand Theater" opens in New York City.
* February 2 - Charlie Chaplin's first film, "Making a Living" is released.
* May 8 - Paramount Pictures is formed.
* Filteo Alberini introduces a new 70 mm format, Panoramico, with the film "Il sacco di Roma"

Top grossing films

* "The Million Dollar Mystery"
* "The Spoilers"
* "The Squaw Man"
* "Tillie's Punctured Romance"

Films released in 1914

* "A Little Madonna"
* "Assunta Spina"
* "The Avenging Conscience"
* "The Aztec Treasure"
* "A Bathing Beauty"
* "Cabiria"
* "Child of the Big City"
* "The Exploits of Elaine"
* "Gertie the Dinosaur", animated
* "The Million Dollar Mystery", (serial), starring Florence La Badie
* "The Hazards of Helen", (serial) starring Helen Holmes
* "The Magic Cloak of Oz", starring Mildred Harris
* "His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz", starring Mildred Harris
* "In the Land of the War Canoes"
* "Judith of Bethulia"
* "Kid Auto Races at Venice"
* "Mabel at the Wheel"
* "Mabel's Strange Predicament"
* "Making a Living"
* "My Official Wife", starring Clara Kimball Young
* "O Mimi San", starring Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki and Mildred Harris
* "The Patchwork Girl of Oz", starring Mildred Harris
* "The Perils of Pauline", (serial) starring Pearl White
* "Salomy Jane"
* "Il sacco di Roma"
* "The Squaw Man", starring Dustin Farnum
* "A Study in Scarlet" directed by George Pearson
* "Tillie's Punctured Romance", directed by Mack Sennett and starring Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin
* "The Wishing Ring"
* "The Wrath of Gods", starring Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki and Frank Borzage

hort film series

* "Broncho Billy Anderson" (1910-1916)
* "Harold Lloyd" (1913-1921)
* "Charlie Chaplin" (1914-1923)

Births

*January 5 - George Reeves, actor (d. 1959)
*January 6 - Danny Thomas, singer, actor, comedian (d. 1991)
*January 14 - Harold Russell, actor (d. 2002)
*January 30 - John Ireland, actor (d. 1992)
*February 9 - Gypsy Rose Lee, burlesque performer, actress, writer (d. 1970)
*February 24 - Zachary Scott, actor (d. 1965)
*February 26 - Robert Alda, actor (d. 1986)
*March 2 - Martin Ritt, director (d. 1990)
*April 2 - Alec Guinness, actor (d. 2000)
*April 4 - Rosemary Lane, singer, actress (d. 1974)
*April 16 - John Hodiak, actor (d. 1955)
*May 24 - Lilli Palmer, actress (d. 1986)
*June 7 - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, director (d. 1987)
*June 18 - E. G. Marshall, actor (d. 1998)
*August 2 - Beatrice Straight, actress (d. 2001)
*August 14 - Andrea Leeds, actress (d. 1984)
*August 31 - Richard Basehart - actor (d. 1984)
*September 10 - Robert Wise, director (d. 2005)
*September 12 - Desmond Llewelyn, actor (d. 1999)
*October 26 - Jackie Coogan, actor (d. 1984)
*October 30 - Ruth Hussey, actress (d. 2005)
*December 10 - Dorothy Lamour, actress (d. 1996)
*December 13 - Larry Parks, actor (d. 1975)
*December 26 - Richard Widmark, actor (d. 2008)
*December 30 - Jo Van Fleet, actress (d. 1996)

Deaths

* Charles J. Hite, President and CEO of Thanhouser Film Corporation

Film Debuts

* Ethel Barrymore
* Charlie Chaplin
* Beatriz Michelena


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