1913 in film


1913 in film

The year 1913 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

* "The Squaw Man", the first Hollywood feature film, is made.
* December 29, Charlie Chaplin signs a contract with Mack Sennett to begin making films at Keystone Studios.
* D. W. Griffith completes his series of Biograph shorts, begun in 1909, and leaves the Biograph Company in New York City to make full length motion pictures.

Top grossing films

# "Traffic in Souls"

Films released in 1913

* "Addio giovinezza!"
* "The Adventures of Kathlyn"
* "American Born"
* "Article 47, L'"
* "Antony and Cleopatra"
* "At Midnight"
* "Atlantis"
* "The Bangville Police"
* "The Student of Prague (1913 film)"
* "Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life"
* "The Bartered Bride"
* "The Battle at Elderbush Gulch"
* "Beautiful Bismark"
* "The Caged Bird"
* "Calamity Anne's Beauty"
* "Calamity Anne's Dream"
* "The Battle of Gettysburg
* "Calamity Anne's Inheritance"
* "Calamity Anne's Vanity"
* "Calamity Anne, Heroine"
* "The Cub Reporter's Temptation"
* "A Desperate Chance"
* "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
* "L'Enfant de Paris"
* "Evidence of the Film"
* "The Face at the Window"
* "Fantômas — À l'ombre de la guillotine"
* "The Fire Coward"
* "The Flirt and the Bandit"
* "For Her Boy's Sake"
* "For the Crown"
* "For the Flag"
* "For the Peace of Bear Valley"
* "A Forest Romance"
* "The Game Warden"
* "The Girl and the Greaser"
* "The Grasshopper and the Ant"
* "The Greater Love"
* "The Haunted House"
* "The Heart of a Fool"
* "Her Big Story"
* "Her Gallant Knights"
* "Hinemoa"
* "His Wife's Child"
* "The House in the Tree"
* "The Idol of Bonanza Camp"
* "In the Firelight"
* "In the Mountains of Virginia"
* "The Influence of a Child"
* "Ingeborg Holm"
* "Justice of the Wild"
* "Juve contre Fantômas"
* "The Lady Killer"
* "The Last Days of Pompeii"
* "Mabel's Awful Mistakes"
* "The Mirror"
* "A Mix-Up in Pedigrees"
* "Moondyne"
* "Le Mort qui tue"
* "The Mothering Heart"
* "Mrs. Carter's Campaign"
* "The New Conductor"
* "The Night Before Christmas"
* "Nursery Favorites"
* "The Oath of Pierre"
* "The Other (Der Andere)"
* "The Oath of Tsuru San"
* "Our Wives"
* "Personal Magnetism"
* "The Proof of the Man"
* "The Pursuit of the Smugglers"
* "Quicksands"
* "Raja Harishchandra"
* "Rick's Redemption"
* "Rose of San Juan"
* "A Sawmill Hazard"
* "The Sea Wolf", based on the novel by Jack London
* "The Scimitar of the Prophet"
* "The Shoemaker and the Doll"
* "The Shriner's Daughter"
* "Some Fools There Were"
* "The Speed Kings"
* "The Speed Queen"
* "The Spender"
* "The Tale of the Ticker"
* "Through the Neighbor's Window"
* "Through the Sluice Gates"
* "Traffic in Souls"
* "Transported"
* "Trapped in a Forest Fire"
* "Truth in the Wilderness"
* "Unto the Third Generation"
* "The Werewolf"
* "When Lincoln Paid"
* "While There's Life"
* "Woman's Honor"

hort film series

*"Broncho Billy Anderson" (1910-1916)
*Harold Lloyd (1913-1921)

Births

*January 2 - Anna Lee, actress (d. 2004)
*January 6 - Loretta Young, actress (d. 2000)
*January 15 - Lloyd Bridges, actor (d. 1998)
*January 18 - Danny Kaye, actor (d. 1987)
*February 8 - Betty Field, actress (d. 1973)
*February 25 - Jim Backus, actor (d. 1989)
*February 25 - Gert Fröbe, actor (d. 1988)
*March 3 - Charlotte Henry, actress (d. 1980)
*March 4 - John Garfield, actor (d. 1952)
*March 15 - MacDonald Carey, actor (d. 1994)
*March 18 - René Clément, director (d. 1996)
*May 5 - Tyrone Power, actor (d. 1958)
*May 6 - Stewart Granger, actor (d. 1993)
*May 26 - Peter Cushing, actor (d. 1994)
*May 27 - Linden Travers, actress (d. 2001)
*July 10 - Joan Marsh, actress (d. 2000)
*July 29 - Gale Page, actress (d. 1983)
*July 18 - Red Skelton, actor, comedian (d. 1997)
*August 10 - Noah Beery Jr., actor (d. 1994)
*August 13 - Rita Johnson, actress (d. 1965)
*August 24 - Dorothy Comingore, actress (d. 1971)
*September 3 - Alan Ladd, actor (d. 1964)
*September 7 - Anthony Quayle, actor (d. 1989)
*September 19 - Frances Farmer, actress (d. 1970)
*September 29 - Trevor Howard, actor (d. 1988)
*September 29 - Stanley Kramer, producer, director (d. 2001)
*September 30 - Bill Walsh, producer, writer (d. 1975)
*November 2 - Burt Lancaster, actor (d. 1994)
*November 4 - Gig Young, actor (d. 1978)
*November 5 - Vivien Leigh, actress (d. 1967)
*November 9 - Hedy Lamarr, actress (d. 2000)
*November 20 - Judy Canova, actress (d. 1983)
*November 24 - Howard Duff, actor (d. 1990)
*November 24 - Geraldine Fitzgerald, actress (d. 2005)
*December 1 - Mary Martin, actress (d. 1990)
*December 14 - Dan Dailey, actor (d. 1978)
*December 18 - Lynn Bari, actress (d. 1989)

Film Debuts

* Wallace Beery
* Harold Lloyd

Deaths

* June 2 - Eleanor Caines, silent film actress born 1880 died after surgery.(*IMDb.com)


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